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Re: [Scheme-reports] Hardcoded identifier names in formal syntax

Alex Shinn scripsit:

> > In R7RS's formal syntax (chapter 7) there are many productions (mainly
> > under <derived-expression>) which include hardcoded "constant names" like
> > COND, DEFINE, CASE-LAMBDA etc.  I don't understand why this is neccessary
> > or even desirable.
> As you say, this was raised before and these have already
> been removed in the latest trunk.

They have?  See syn.tex lines 259-290.

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