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Re: [Chicken-users] Syntax of case expressions

From: Ivan Raikov
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Syntax of case expressions
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 12:10:57 +0900
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  Well, R5RS does not specify what happens in the second case, so you
can consider it a feature :-) 

Matt Gushee <address@hidden> writes:

> Wait a minute, though. I understand now why
>   (('a) ...)
> didn't match, but how is it that
>   ('a ...)
> isn't a syntax error? Is it because 'a expands to (quote a), and is
> thus treated by case as a list of the symbols quote and a? And if so,
> is that correct behavior? After all,
> csi> (pair? 'a)
> #f
> (as I expected).

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