[plt-dev] Re: [plt-bug] all/10895: quasiquote printing is buggy, confusing

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Wed May 5 13:55:47 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Carl Eastlund <cce at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Perhaps our printer should use constructor-style printing until it
> gets down to a quotable datum, at which point it can use regular
> quote?  Then s-expressions print simply, Redex output will look like
> programs, but interleaved s-expressions, structures, and other
> un-quotable data will not be a mess of backticks and commas.  This
> goes back somewhat on my previous statement about different
> representations of lists in one kind of output, but I think it may be
> a more manageable kind of switch in that it won't go back and forth,
> quote will always be only at the leaves.

This sounds worth a try to me.


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