Thank you both for the links, especially the FAQ page. As an aside I was looking for something like the namespace function and am glad I found it.
Something is still confusing me however. If we follow the reader docs which Alex posted, "Symbols begin with a non-numeric character", and "Keywords are *like* symbols" (emphasis mine, this may be open to interpretation) hence also shouldn't begin with a non-numeric character. But if you try the following in either Clojure or (Script)'s REPLs, they work just fine: :0 ;= :0 Further, using the respective reader-string functions also yields: (read-string ":0") ;= :0 So this would indicate that whatever is written in the docs is not necessarily being enforced in the reader, is that correct? It seems that as far as the reader is concerned, keywords can begin with a numeric but the name portion (after the /) of a namespaced keyword can't. In other words :0 is legal, :a/0 isn't. Interestingly enough, :0/a ;= :0/a is also legal within each language's reader. In which case, why are :0 and :0/a legal but not :a/0? -- Note that posts from new members are moderated - please be patient with your first post. --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "ClojureScript" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to clojurescript+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/clojurescript.