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Re: *current-language*

From: Eli Barzilay
Subject: Re: *current-language*
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 20:56:13 -0500

An hour and a half ago, address@hidden wrote:
> On Tue 06 Dec 2011 01:36, Noah Lavine <address@hidden> writes:
> > And about the directives, what should they be? ',language' is what
> > we used to use at the REPL, and I was about to write an email
> > arguing for that, until I realized that there is one big advantage
> > to using the same thing as Racket - we might actually share some
> > languages.
> ,language would be pretty cute, but I don't think it would work, as
> it reads as (unquote language), and who knows what the binding of
> `unquote' would be.

FWIW, that's true -- and a reason that I plan to change what xrepl
(our command-line thing which I added to Racket recently) so that it
intercepts any line that starts with a "," which means that it would
work no matter what the actual language reader does with that.

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                             Maze is Life!

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