[plt-scheme] Paren Paralysis Sufferers Unite

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Thu Oct 22 04:22:11 EDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 2:38 AM, Noel Welsh <noelwelsh at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 2:33 AM,  <hendrik at topoi.pooq.com> wrote:
>>> I think Lisp badly needs simpls syntactic schemes to reduce the number
>>> of parntheses and make parentheses-matching visualy easier.  But every
>>> proposal I've seen or made gets shouted down with complaints of "We've
>>> learned to count parentheses -- Why can't you?"
> Random points:
> 1. Some of the more recent Lisp-like languages (Clojure, Arc, Newlisp
> perhaps) have syntax with reduced number of parens.

Gambit seems to have an infix/reduced-paren mode:


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