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Re: R3RS number syntax

In article <880427-173044-6364@Xerox> Pavel.pa@XEROX.COM writes:

>It would really be nice if R4RS were to include a formal semantics for the
>syntax of numbers.

The more I think about it, the more glaring that omission looks.  The
R3 report provides a perfectly adequate BNF for determining whether or
not a particular token represents a number, but provides no hint how
to tell *which* number.

						-- Jay Freeman

<canonical disclaimer -- these are personal opinions only>