[racket] [scribble] rendering syntax

From: Eric Tanter (etanter at dcc.uchile.cl)
Date: Tue Jun 8 22:19:52 EDT 2010

Right, I somehow naively hoped that the representation used by schemeblock could be that used in the source code, but I understand this may not be possible...


-- Éric

On Jun 8, 2010, at 9:24 PM, Carl Eastlund wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 9:16 PM, Eric Tanter <etanter at dcc.uchile.cl> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I noticed that (syntax ....) renders as #'.... inside a schemeblock.
>> why is it so?
>> Thanks,
>> -- Éric
> #'EXPRESSION is shorthand for (syntax EXPRESSION) just like
> 'EXPRESSION is shorthand for (quote EXPRESSION).  They have the same
> data representation, so any tool that renders them simply has to
> choose one.  Many tools prefer to render the shorthand.
> --Carl

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