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Re: ?\_ patch

From: Dmitry Paduchikh
Subject: Re: ?\_ patch
Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2003 19:30:48 +0500
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>>>>> Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> Morever, `#' is _good_ becaues it's the general lisp syntax for special
> syntax, so a lisp programmer will be much more likely to realize what's going
> on (if he's unfamiliar with this particular bit of syntax) if he sees #\SPC
> than if he sees ?SPC.

If you will do this, why not introduce such alternative syntax for
_all_ characters? It would give the advantage of being consistent with
other lispish languages since both CL and Scheme use `#\' to denote

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