Ian Lynagh igloo at
Wed May 14 14:29:51 UTC 2014

On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 11:20:25PM -0700, John Meacham wrote:
> Okay, I believe I have come up with a modified version that accepts many more
> programs and doesn't require complicated comma handling, you can make all
> decisions based on the top of the context stack. It also allows many useful
> layouts that were illegal under the old system.

From your description, the rule still sounds quite complex. It depends
whether the objective is a rule that is close enough to the current rule
that we can switch with very little code breaking, or a rule that is
simple to explain to newcomers to the language (but which will require
much more code tweaking when updating packages to compile with the new


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