[r6rs-discuss] [Formal] "#! /usr/bin/env" is not "portable." It's
trentbuck at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 11:56:58 EST 2006
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 10:09:22AM -0500, AndrevanTonder wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Nov 2006, John Cowan wrote:
> >I think we have three proposals, any of which is viable:
> >1) Ignore the first line if it begins with "#!".
> >2) Make "#!" a general comment start, like ";".
> >3) Make "#!...!#" a general pair of comment delimiters.
> 4) Take the draft statement "a script is a delimited piece of text"
> seriously, realize that the #! line is a delimiter, that
> the /Scheme/ script starts after that, and stop confusing
> "Scheme scripts" with "Unix script files", preferably by
> using a different word for the Scheme whatever.
I have no problem with (4), but the existence of this thread suggests
that the report needs to be a lot clearer on the topic.
Trent Buck, Student Errant
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