On 07/01/02 10:39 +0200, Oren Ben-Kiki wrote:
> Brian Ingerson [mailto:ingy@...] wrote:
> > > I'll go with this proposal with the following modifications:
> > > - \
> > > I think that the # sign to indicate the indention level
> > > is just noise and doesn't add value, |4 is clear enough.
> > Agreed. Do we agree to one digit here?
> Is there a particular reason to do so? I don't feel strongly about it either
I want to pick an indentation limit. I chose 9 because of the single
digit. Nobody would complain if we made it 8 I'll bet. Why don't we make
it 8 and be done with it?
> > > So, we have...
> > >
> > > ^ fold
> > > ^\ fold+escape
> > > | block
> > > |\ block+escape
> > > |- block+chomp
> > > |-\ block+chomp+escape
> > > |4 block+4-space-indenting
> > > |-\4 block+chomp+escape+4-space-indenting
> > Yup
> > >
> > > This raises the question for me... what do we
> > > do with the alternative forms? Such as the
> > > following? Make them illegal? Or allow them?
> > From the YAC:
> > A combination always begins with either '^' or '|' which are mutually
> > exclusive. The order of sigils after that is '\', '-' or '+', and
> > finally #<digit>.
> Minus the '+' and the '#', given Clark's modifications. Doesn't this imply
> that '-' must appear *after* a '\'? So the examples above for |-\ and |-\4
> are illegal - they should be |\- and |\-4, right? For example:
My intent was:
- must start with | or ^
- digit (if present) must be last
- no other restrictictions