[plt-scheme] why does the ellipsis not work?

From: Jos Koot (jos.koot at telefonica.net)
Date: Mon Jan 7 13:11:45 EST 2008

Great, that works fine.
I did try (provide ...), but not (provide-for-syntax ...) and it's clear now 
that provide-for-syntax is required. PLT scheme no longer is a small 
language and some people regret that. I don't regret it. I understand their 
objections, but on the other hand I do like the powerful tools for the 
definition new languages. Scribble version of make/doc.txt is coming, I 
Thanks, Jos

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matthew Flatt" <mflatt at cs.utah.edu>
To: "Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net>
Cc: <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 6:23 PM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] why does the ellipsis not work?

> At Mon, 7 Jan 2008 16:15:22 +0100, "Jos Koot" wrote:
>> Run: interactions-window:
>> Welcome to DrScheme, version [3m].
>> Language: Textual (MzScheme, includes R5RS)
>> (p q)
>> (p q)
>> lazy.ss:12:3: a: bad syntax in: (a p q r)
>> >
>> This used to work in all earlier versions of MzScheme.
> The difference is that `syntax-rules', etc. now recognize a bound `...'
> instead of a free `...'.
> The simplest solution is to add
> (provide (for-syntax ...))
> to "lazy-language.ss".
> Matthew

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