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Re: [Scheme-reports] #\@ starting an identifiers

Alex Shinn scripsit:

> Actually, this was ticket #12 in the second ballot, which
> sides with the prose in section 2.1:
>   An identifier is any sequence of letters, digits, and "extended
>   identifier characters" provided that it does not have a prefix
>   which is a valid number.
> The formal syntax was updated partially to allow identifiers
> beginning with - or +, but <special initial> was not updated
> to include additional ASCII characters.  I believe @ is the
> only character missing from that list.

Yes, it's the only one.  Based on this, I've changed erratum 7
to say that @ was incorrectly omitted from <special initial>.

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