This seems to be consistent with my Web browser and editor. Are the
symbols eq? or equal?
On Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 3:54 PM, 'John Clements' via Racket Users
> I was working with files containing a Byte Order Mark today, and in the
> process of writing a test case, I discovered that
> (string->symbol “\uFEFF”)
> produces a symbol whose printed representation is
> … which seems unfortunate; I guess I would have expected something like
> (… although I see now that this kind of escaping is not currently enabled
> inside vertical bars).
> This leads to situations where two symbols with the same printed
> representation may not be equal?, which seems unfortunate.
> Am I overlooking a good reason why this is the desired behavior?
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