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Re: [Chicken-users] Backslash-symbol changed from \ to \\ between 4.5.0
Re: [Chicken-users] Backslash-symbol changed from \ to \\ between 4.5.0 and 4.6.0
Wed, 6 Oct 2010 19:52:24 -0500
Quoth Felix on Prickle-Prickle, the 60th of Bureaucracy:
> This change is intentional. `\' is now a (single) escape character.
> The reading of keywords is indeed incomplete, yet.
Ok; is the consensus, then, that I should escape all my backslashes in
symbols with another backslash from 4.6.0 onwards?
I agree with Peter Bex, though, that R5RS seems to be mum on the
matter of backslashes in identifiers; according to 7.1.1 , in fact,
these are the only explicitly allowed symbols in addition to letters
! $ % & * / : < = > ? ^ _ ~ + - . @
It might have been presumptuous of me to depend on the 4.5.0
behaviour; but it would be nice, on the other hand, to document the
Re: [Chicken-users] Backslash-symbol changed from \ to \\ between 4.5.0 and 4.6.0, Felix, 2010/10/06