[R6RS] termination

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Sun Sep 3 14:42:47 EDT 2006

dyb at cs.indiana.edu writes:

> lex.tex contains the following statement:
>   \vest Lexemes that require implicit termination (identifiers, numbers,
>   and dot) may be terminated by any \meta{delimiter}, but not
>   necessarily by anything else.  \meta{Character} and \meta{boolean}
>   must be terminated by a \meta{delimiter} or by the end of the input.
> Can't identifers, numbers, and dot be terminated by the end of input?

You're right, but I'm hesitant to change the first sentence as it's
straight from R5RS.  I need the help of a native speaker here:  What
does "not necessarily by anything else" mean?  Is that a burden on the
user or on the implementation?  Maybe you could suggest a replacement.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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