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Re: [Scheme-reports] Ticket #214 "string/symbol escape sequence confusing"

On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 3:44 AM, Per Bothner <per@x> wrote:
> Can non-committee member can get an account to comment on tickets,
> or is that intended for the committee only?
> For example, with respect to:  http://trac.sacrideo.us/wg/ticket/214 says:
>   Using "\xX...;" as escape sequence is suboptimal, as it confuses
>   syntax highlighters. I also have no knowledge of any precedent
>   of this syntax. Also: how is this sequence handled inside "|...|"?
> My comment would be:
>   The precedent is R6RS.
>   Existing implementations, including Kawa, implement this syntax.
>   A change in this would be pointless churn - no action is needed.

Don't be too concerned with the ticket comments - those
are pretty loose and often include direct quotes from non-members.

I try to improve descriptions and remove any bias when I write
up the ballots.


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