Re: updated SRFI-108 John Cowan 05 Feb 2013 07:54 UTC
Per Bothner scripsit: > I've made a number of changes to SRFI-108. Until the editors > have a chance to upload it, you can read it at: > http://per.bothner.com/tmp/srfi-108/srfi-108.html Two further suggestions: I like the idea of |$[$| and |$]$| as internal delimiters, but not their spellings. Some Schemes may not have escapes; in R6RS mode it would be necessary to write these as $\x5B;$ and $\x5D;$ respectively, which are deeply unintuitive. I suggest therefore that you adopt the entity names from <http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-entity-names> and go with $lsqb$ and $rsqb$ respectively. That is only one character longer than the ||-escaped form, and is probably easier overall to type. Deferring the definition of "cname" to NCName is probably not a good idea; it also isn't clear whether the XML 1.0 1st through 4th Edition version is meant, or the XML 1.0 5th Edition and XML 1.1 version. Naturally I prefer the latter, but I would really prefer a self-contained definition: the cname must be a valid Scheme identifier (according to the implementation's definition) which consists solely of characters with Unicode general categories Lu, Ll, Lt, Lm, Lo, Mn, Mc, Me, Nd, Nl, or No (i.e. letters, combining marks, and numbers only). > I've added support for indentation adjustment (&|), > comments (&#|comment|#), and continuation lines (&-). I presume this remark refers only to SRFI-109, which I have not yet re-reviewed. -- John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org http://ccil.org/~cowan Female celebrity stalker, on a hot morning in Cairo: "Imagine, Colonel Lawrence, ninety-two already!" El Auruns's reply: "Many happy returns of the day!"