[racket] Some design "whys" of regexps in Racket

From: Rodolfo Carvalho (rhcarvalho at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Jun 4 00:35:39 EDT 2011

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 01:09, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:

> 15 minutes ago, Rodolfo Carvalho wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 00:40, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > If you get the impression that I dislike what python does with
> > > quoting, then that would be a correct one...
> >
> > You made that enough clear.
> Sorry, I didn't mean to make it sound like flaming.  I just spent a
> good amount of time on various quoting facilities (and ended up with
> the scribble syntax which directly deals with this issue).

I didn't read that as a flame.

I enjoy to admire and discuss different choices, and their consequences.

> > Consistent, composable, clear, easy to explain.
> Right.  The only thing that I'd change here is that a design that is
> easy to explain is one that is consistent etc.

Ok, well noted, I need to improve my wording to be more educative (when I
will want to tell someone about that).
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.racket-lang.org/users/archive/attachments/20110604/aee5d07e/attachment.html>

Posted on the users mailing list.