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Re: Nested syntax Taylor Campbell 18 Oct 2003 14:48 UTC

Re: Nested syntax Taylor Campbell 18 Oct 2003 14:48 UTC

On Sunday, Oct 12, 2003, at 13:14 US/Eastern, Taylor Campbell wrote:

> OK.  I'll put this into the next draft, but this leads me to
> want to change something: it seems like it would make more
> sense for (...) to expand to literal ellipsis, (... ...) to
> expand to (...), and so on for arbitrary lengths of lists of
> ellipsis.  What are some thoughts on this?

I retract this now that the 'choose-your-own-ellipsis' device has been
proposed, which I think is much better.