Subject: Re: Scheme parsing oddity
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 2000/08/03
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <8mbe4f$caimu$>
David Rush  <> wrote:
| And FWIW, Scheme48 and PLT both eval the foo and leave an ' token
| pending in the reader input after typing a bare foo'.

Which is why you're misinterpreting what PLT (at least) is doing with:

	(define foo' 'bar)

What "eval" is *really* seeing here is:

	(define foo (quote (quote bar)))

So there is actually no such variable as foo' at all.


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