Re: Choose-Your-Own-Ellipsis bear 13 Oct 2003 18:41 UTC

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Allophone Petrofsky wrote:

>I think the better approach to the nested ellipsis problem is to have
>syntax-rules take as an (optional) argument the identifier that you
>wish to use to indicate sequences.  E.g.:

Well, when you're right, you're right.  This removes the status of
ellipsis as a "keyword", while simultaneously opening up the entire
hierarchy of macros and meta-macros by getting the ability to ignore
its keyword use.

This is more than just a good idea; it's the Right Thing.