[plt-scheme] Paren Paralysis Sufferers Unite

From: Ben Goetter (goetter at mazama.net)
Date: Fri Oct 16 16:12:30 EDT 2009

Morgan wrote:
> It just seems a bit unreasonable, c++ and java are entirely happy to
> allow my superfluous parentheses I'm accustomed to using, it can make
> the code easier to read after all.
Not to pile on here, but consider: what is wrong with the following line?
    printf("Hello, world.")();
That's what you'd be saying by stating ((display "Hello, world.")) 
instead of (display "Hello, world.").

Lisp absolutely has syntax.  It is very simple and regular, but it is 
nevertheless syntax.


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