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Re: New revulsion of SRFI 49 available Per Bothner (30 May 2005 23:24 UTC)
New revision of SRFI 49 available Michael Sperber (29 May 2005 20:46 UTC)
Re: New revulsion of SRFI 49 available bear (30 May 2005 23:01 UTC)
Re: New revulsion of SRFI 49 available
Re: New revulsion of SRFI 49 available Michael Sperber (01 Jun 2005 01:14 UTC)

Re: New revulsion of SRFI 49 available Per Bothner 30 May 2005 23:24 UTC

bear wrote:
> Sigh.  My comment is still "This is a Bad Idea."
> My recommendation is still "Withdraw it and don't
> resubmit anything similar ever."

I think an indentation-senative syntax for *Scheme*
might be useful.  I.e. a new programming language
that uses the same data-types and names as Scheme, and
where programs can be easily translated into Scheme.

However, this proposal is both too little, and too much.
It's an indentation-sensitive syntax for *S-Expressions*.
That's not really interesting, because the resulting syntax
isn't much if any improvement over Scheme.  I think you *do*
need to add more "syntax" if this is to be useful.  That is
quite a larger project.
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