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

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed May 5 21:56:32 EDT 2010

At Wed, 5 May 2010 12:55:47 -0500, Robby Findler wrote:
> 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.

Ok, I'll try it.

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