[plt-scheme] keywords (a backward-incompatible change)

From: Alex Shinn (foof at synthcode.com)
Date: Sat Oct 1 23:55:09 EDT 2005

At Sat, 1 Oct 2005 16:51:49 +0200, Alexandre Bergel wrote:
> Smalltalk uses colon-suffix to provide parameter when calling a method.

Also Perl6.  A wide variety of languages and formats, from Make to
MIME, use the colon-suffix notation.  It's very natural, as it matches
the original English meaning of the colon.  The SMTP library in the
Hato mail server let's you easily send mail like so:

  (send-mail From:    "Dr. Watson <guest at grimpen.moor>"
             To:      "Sherlock Homes <not-really at 221B-baker.street>"
             Subject: "First Report"
             Charset: "ISO-8859-1"
             Body:    "Moor is gloomy. Heard strange noise, attached."
             Attachments: '((File: "howl.ogg")))


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