[R6RS] How to make -> a valid identifier [was: 3 things we may
want to vote on]
dyb at cs.indiana.edu
Wed Jun 8 10:10:32 EDT 2005
> At Wed, 08 Jun 2005 09:12:00 +0200, Michael Sperber wrote:
> > ... and then saying that any <token> that also matches <number> is
> > indeed a number, and the rest are identifiers.
> This is how MzScheme defines symbols, too.
Chez Scheme as well. If I'm not mistaken, the same is also true for
Common Lisp. I also recall some RnRS authors being adamantly opposed to
such a definition, and it does lead to some poor feedback when someone
tries to type in a complicated numeric literal and barely misses, like:
+1.3482767e21 at 2.22001e26i
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