[R6RS] various issues

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Sep 5 02:37:28 EDT 2006

dyb at cs.indiana.edu writes:

>   - the set of <string element>s seems to be incomplete; Section 3.2.6
>     lists also \x<digit 16>+; and \<linefeed> and \<space>.
>     also, why does the set of <string element>s explicitly include <linefeed>
>     and <intra-line whitespace>.  Don't they already fall into the
>     <any character other than " or \> category?

Hopefully fixed.

>   - we agreed that with (quote obj) and (datum->syntax id obj), an
>     exception *should* be raised if obj is not a datum.  I think it
>     now reads effectively as *must*.

No, I made sure that it says "should."

>   - with the textheight specified in r6rs, the first-page footnote is cut
>     off on US letter-size paper.  you should see this reflected in the
>     draft that I sent to the steering committee.

I've re-formatted the front matter to make the intro go on a separate
page (now one-column), and the toc on the next page (which it now
fills completely).

Cheers =8-} Mike
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