Re: OT: scheme conventions

Subject: Re: OT: scheme conventions
From: Brandon Ibach <bibach@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2000 22:58:49 -0600
Quoting Angus Lees <gus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> .. i'm new to scheme (and lisp) and there's something i haven't seen
> explained anywhere:
> what do the naming conventions $sym$, %sym% (, etc?) mean?
> (i think i've also seen it with only the leading character ($sym), i
> presume that means the same thing?)
   Where do you see these conventions used?  Just in DSSSL specs that
you've looked at?  As I recall, Norm Walsh uses these in the DocBook
stylesheets, and he can probably give a summary of his usage.  For
DSSSL/Scheme in general, though, I don't believe there are any real

-Brandon :)

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