Re: Are we done? Are other changes needed to maximize adoption? Per Bothner 17 Sep 2012 00:39 UTC

On 09/16/2012 05:30 PM, David A. Wheeler wrote:
> If you're allowed to *change* the syntax of Scheme (e.g., to make indentation syntactically important) I think you can do more

You might find this interesting:

This is an experimental intermediate step, creating a pseudo-Scheme
with infix, indentation. and parentheses uses purely for grouping.
If I wanted to design a complete new syntax, I would probably change
more, starting with some of the predefined keywords (including define).

If you're curious to play with it, just run Kawa with the --q2 flag.
There are some examples in the gnu/q2/testsuite directory of the
Kawa source distribution, though some of these test edge-cases
rather than recommended syntax.
	--Per Bothner