[r6rs-discuss] Linefeed and Line Endings
sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Fri Jun 29 12:06:16 EDT 2007
Alan Watson <alan at alan-watson.org> writes:
> I think I see what is confusing us.
> In the list of valid escapes in 4.2.7 we have "\<linefeed>". Then
> second next paragraph says:
Indeed - that's a bug. It's supposed to be \<line ending>.
> I think you believe that the last sentence of this paragraph means
> that "\<line ending>" should be interpreted as "\<linefeed>", and this
> in turn is defined as a valid escape (for nothing).
No, because of the bug. \<line ending> means nothing. However, a <line
ending> by itself stands for linefeed.
> However, I interpret this as referring only to line endings that are
> "outside an escape sequence".
Right. I'll try to clarify.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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