Concatenating atoms

Vlad Dumitrescu vlad_dumitrescu@REDACTED
Fri Feb 4 13:31:47 CET 2005


One trouble with the alternative solutions is IMHO that it's somewhat more 
verbose and less readable.

What about proofreading the code for a compiler where all atoms denoting 
parse-tree contents are just numbers?

I think that using <<"atom">> might be good enough for most practical uses 
(unless there are issues yet to be revealed), and I'd like to suggest a 
shorter notation, something like for example ~atom~. That's 4 chars shorter 
and a little easier to read, I think.


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