[plt-scheme] Semantics of quote

From: Aleks Bromfield (aleks at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Mon Jun 23 18:57:55 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 04:06:55PM -0400, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> The sad thing is that this is needlessly confusing, especially for  
> beginners. It is one of the reasons we have teaching languages that  
> (1) don't allow quote for anything but symbols (pop quiz: is ''a a  
> symbol?) and (2) renders things as constructed values (think abstract  
> or universal algebra, if you're familiar with that).

Out of curiosity, why isn't constructor-style printing the default for
the module language as well?

~ Aleks

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