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Re: LilyPond boolean syntax? \true and \false

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: LilyPond boolean syntax? \true and \false
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2016 01:28:58 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Paul Morris <address@hidden> writes:

> Good points.  When we get to Guile 2.0 then the readability concern
> can be addressed by using ##true and ##false,

Actually, not sure whether this would be just 2.1.  But then moving from
2.0 to 2.2 should be less of a hassle than 1.8 to 2.0.

> so that part is no big deal.
> Thanks for considering this.  I trust and defer to your judgment and
> that of others.

I'm not saying that ##t/##f are pretty.  But from where I stand, I don't
see that we're getting out of this ugliness all that easy without buying
us other, more deep-running ugliness.

At least we can now write x.y.z.w instead of x.y #'(z w) and similar.
That was more of a visual distraction in my book...  So I'm not purely

David Kastrup

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