[plt-scheme] Any reason to use quote rather than quasiquote

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Mar 2 17:32:55 EST 2004

On Mar  2, Felix Klock's PLT scheme proxy wrote:
> Schemahs-
> Well Eli's example led me to experiment, which opened up an interesting 
> kettle of worms.
> Does this output seem sensible to you all:
>  > (syntax-object->datum #'(cons '1 (cons unquote '(3))))
> (cons '1 (cons . ,'(3)))
> ?
> It seems to me that the MzScheme printer is being overly ambitious
> in its attempts to convert the symbol 'unquote into a comma (,).

FWIW, it's not the MzScheme printer -- which doesn't do any such

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