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Re: Aliasing separators (Re: grammar triviality with '&&')

On Mon, 9 Mar 2015 10:03:18 -0700
Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mar 9,  4:33pm, Peter Stephenson wrote:
> }
> } What happens to white space certainly seems to be central to the things
> } Bart is most worried about --- both what goes into and what comes out of
> } the alias.  Possibly soluble with enough checks and management of
> } token expansion.  Are we motivated enough to look into the necessary
> } code to improve this?  We still have the option of backing it off
> } before anyone outside the mailing list notices.
> My vote (perhaps obviously) would be to back it out, fix the issue with
> "{" / catenation and the history, and then consider whether aliasing of
> other tokens can be re-introduced.

I'm not sure what the last bit means, but the only requirement for
backing it off remains updating the documentation so it properly
describes what can and can't be aliased.


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