[plt-scheme] s-exp and custom reader

From: YC (yinso.chen at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jul 15 15:46:30 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 6:29 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:

> You can also use
>  #lang planet <planet path>
> where <planet path> is the "symbol" form of a planet path.

Thanks for point this out!

> This doesn't seem to be documented anywhere.

Will there be a wiki-like documentation system sometimes in the future?

> We're trying to not bias the syntax of a language specification after
> `#lang' to Scheme --- or even to S-expression syntax. So that's why
> `(planet ...)' and other S-expression variations are not supported in
> that position.
It's unclear to me what the design buys from an user's perspective - but as
of now I have a work around - thanks again ;)

Much appreciated!

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