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Sweet Expressions

Sweet Expressions - Data notation

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Sweet Expressions is a data notation created in 2013 by David A. Wheeler and Alan Manuel K. Gloria.

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This SRFI describes a set of syntax extensions for Scheme, called sweet-expressions (t-expressions), that has the same descriptive power as s-expressions but is designed to be easier for humans to read.

Example from the web:
define fibfast(n) ; Typical function notation if {n < 2} ; Indentation, infix {...} n ; Single expr = no new list fibup n 2 1 0 ; Simple function calls

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; A comment
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