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Re: Block comments and `read-hash-extend'

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: Block comments and `read-hash-extend'
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 01:59:17 +0300
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Rob Browning <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Ludovic Court├Ęs) writes:
>> Still, I don't understand the rationale behind this and I consider this
>> a limitation.  In fact, it's misleading compared to block comments in
>> other languages or in SRFI-30.
> Unless there's a strong counterargument, I'd like to see #| |# work
> in-line, in accordance with SRFI-30 and Common Lisp, and perhaps #! !#
> should just be a synonym.

Right now, HEAD already copes with in-line #! !# comments.  We could
copy it over to 1.6... Do you think this would be OK?

And yes, we should probably support #| |# as the primary block comment
syntax and make #! !# an option so that #! can be used as a read-hash
extension.  Patches welcome! :-)

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