read-ing scientific notation

Malcolm Wallace
Sat, 13 Oct 2001 21:48:56 +0100

> The lexical syntax says that
> 	10e3
> means
> 	10 e3
> (i.e. two lexemes).   I don't like this choice, and it could be "fixed"
> in the Revised H98 report.

What is the likelihood of anyone *intentionally* writing an integer
abutted directly with a varid, followed directly by another integer,
and no intervening whitespace?  Nil, unless you are entering an
obfuscated code contest, I reckon.  This looks like a good change
to me.