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Scheme registry demo Lassi Kortela (05 Aug 2020 09:45 UTC)
Re: Scheme registry demo Marc Nieper-Wi├čkirchen (05 Aug 2020 11:27 UTC)
Reader directives Lassi Kortela (05 Aug 2020 15:35 UTC)
Re: Reader directives John Cowan (05 Aug 2020 17:46 UTC)
Re: Reader directives Lassi Kortela (06 Aug 2020 19:17 UTC)
Re: Reader directives Marc Nieper-Wi├čkirchen (06 Aug 2020 19:25 UTC)

Re: Reader directives Lassi Kortela 06 Aug 2020 19:17 UTC

>      > Is everything what you call "reader directive" actually a reader
>     directive?
>     No, you're right. The title should be something else. Any suggestions?
>     We could just title it "#! syntax" or "Hash-bang syntax", but it might
>     be nice to group other prefixes besides "#!" together in the same table.

> As far as I am concerned, "#!" means "identifier follows", and what the
> identifier is tells you what it's for.  There is no semantics to "#!" at
> all.  (Fortunately for this theory, /bin/sh is a perfectly good
> identifier in Scheme.)

A quick search didn't turn up reasonable examples of identifiers with
prefixes other than #! in Scheme's read syntax, so I followed your
suggestions and renamed that section of the registry "Reader #!
identifiers" (source file: reader-hash-bang.scm).