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Re: ?\_ patch

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: ?\_ patch
Date: 07 Feb 2003 17:07:58 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Dmitry Paduchikh <address@hidden> writes:

>     Hi!
> >>>>> Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:
> > Morever, `#' is _good_ becaues it's the general lisp syntax for special
> > syntax, so a lisp programmer will be much more likely to realize what's 
> > going
> > on (if he's unfamiliar with this particular bit of syntax) if he sees #\SPC
> > than if he sees ?SPC.
> If you will do this, why not introduce such alternative syntax for
> _all_ characters? It would give the advantage of being consistent with
> other lispish languages since both CL and Scheme use `#\' to denote
> characters.

What is the CL and Scheme syntax for a space character ?

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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