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2 points by shader 3110 days ago | link | parent

The idea of having symbol macros based on ssyntax was given to me by absz in http://www.arclanguage.org/item?id=9019

It doesn't seem too bad, hackwise, though I think it might have issues with layering new definitions on top of old ones if there isn't a way to remove them from the list.

What code would having that improved reader break?



1 point by rntz 3110 days ago | link

Any code that relied on the ability to represent the symbol whose name is "foo.bar" (or any symbol containing a dot) as 'foo.bar rather than needing to wrap it in pipes as '|foo.bar|.

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