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Re: RFD: [PATCH] Fixing symbol printing

From: Andreas Rottmann
Subject: Re: RFD: [PATCH] Fixing symbol printing
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2005 01:40:43 +0200
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Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:

> Andreas Rottmann <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi!
>> I've developed the following patch, which fixes R5RS-compatibility for
>> printing symbols starting/ending with ':'.
> Good!
> [...]
>> However, when the keywords reader option is set, the old behaviour is
>> re-established, to allow writing out these symbols in "escaped form"
>> so that they can be read back when the prefix keywords reader option
>> is turned on.
> Shouldn't we make a new printer option for this so that reading and
> writing can be controlled separately?  The printer option could have a
> setting that says "be compatible with the reader option", which would
> be the default.
> Ok?
Sounds good.

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