I've improved the Scheme sweet-expression implementation and test suite further; here's a summary. It's working well overall. However, in the process of adding lots of tests I've identified a subtle bug in the Scheme implementation THAT isn't in the ANTLR implementation. If anyone wants to help identify the problem or solution for that bug (see below) that'd be great.
Anyway... The Scheme implementation now accepts #!+space as a SRFI-22 comment to EOL, #!/ ... !# and #!. ... !# as non-nesting multi-line comments, and #!directives (#!directives must begin with a letter). These were mentioned in SRFI-105, and are documented as SHOULDs in the draft SRFI-sweet specification. In the Scheme implementation a #!directive currently just reads up to a whitespace (or EOF) and throws away the text; that is obviously imperfect, but it is better than what we had before and gives us something better to work with. So finally #!sweet isn't an error :-). The Scheme implementation also now accepts #u8(...) syntax. I've added a large slew of tests for the Scheme implementation, and in the process also fixed a small bug combining <*...*> and improper lists (now <* a . b *> works as expected). As I mentioned above, there *is* one bug I know of. It appears to involve an interaction between <*...*> and multiple sublists when "*>" is after other things. Again, if someone would help me track this problem down (at least its cause) that'd be great. It's in "tests/sweet-testsuite", search for FIXME; it is currently commented out since it's known to fail. The test case is: let <* x $ cos $ f c *> ! dostuff x That SHOULD produce (as the ANTLR implementation does): (let ((x (cos (f c)))) (dostuff x)) However, the Scheme implementation incorrectly returns: (let (x (cos ((f c)))) (dostuff x)) Interestingly, the Scheme implementation works just fine with: let <* x $ cos $ f c *> ! dostuff x I don't have time to track down that bug for now. If someone wants to start (and at least post some hints, doing that many eyes thing) that'd be awesome. --- David A. Wheeler ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The Go Parallel Website, sponsored by Intel - in partnership with Geeknet, is your hub for all things parallel software development, from weekly thought leadership blogs to news, videos, case studies, tutorials, tech docs, whitepapers, evaluation guides, and opinion stories. Check out the most recent posts - join the conversation now. http://goparallel.sourceforge.net/ _______________________________________________ Readable-discuss mailing list Readableemail@example.com https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/readable-discuss