[racket-users] Re: Racket News - Issue 4

2019-03-17 Thread Juan Carlos Olivo
This is awesome! Thank you

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Re: [racket-users] Re: Avoiding tail-indentation

2019-03-17 Thread Hendrik Boom
On Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 12:24:07PM -0700, rocketnia wrote:
> On Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10:42:02 AM UTC-7, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> >
> > Years ago I used a lisp that used / to indicate a final sublist 
> >
> 
> Whoa, that's exactly the same thing as the Parendown 
>  library I've implemented for 
> Racket, seemingly right down to the punctuation and indentation style. 
> (Well, since Racket's already using / for division, Parendown uses #/ for 
> now, but there's still room to change this if anyone has better ideas.)
> 
> Do you have a link to the lisp you were using that had this feature? I'd 
> like to add it to the "related work" section of the Parendown readme 
> .

No.  I don't have a link.  It was developed before I had internet 
access, bootstrapped using Bill Waite's STAGE2 macro processor.  It has 
the lovely feature that its macro arguments *always* had matched 
parentheses, no matter how long they were and so I used it in effect to 
parse Lisp and generate VAX assembler.

I used the bootstrap version to build the version I actually used.

Much of the source code seems to have disappeared over the years.

-- hendrik

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[racket-users] Re: Avoiding tail-indentation

2019-03-17 Thread rocketnia
On Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10:42:02 AM UTC-7, Hendrik Boom wrote:
>
> Years ago I used a lisp that used / to indicate a final sublist 
>

Whoa, that's exactly the same thing as the Parendown 
 library I've implemented for 
Racket, seemingly right down to the punctuation and indentation style. 
(Well, since Racket's already using / for division, Parendown uses #/ for 
now, but there's still room to change this if anyone has better ideas.)

Do you have a link to the lisp you were using that had this feature? I'd 
like to add it to the "related work" section of the Parendown readme 
.

- rocketnia

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