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RE: XML as a transition to s-expr
> Ok, then why not use indent to your advantage as python and haskell do.
> Here is an even simpler version (no parens at all!):
> table :cellpadding "0" :cellspacing "0"
> td :width "50%" "Cell one"
> td :width "50%" "Cell two"
> Program in outline mode. Functions only consume what is on their own line
> or indendted on another. It is easier to process (just read it
> Equivalent to parse. But, the important point is for the user it is
> more readable, easier to type, and very amenable to using emacs or an
> outliner as your editor.
I don't think this is a very good idea. Indentation alone works ok with
Python code, but it becomes much more problematic when text is involved.
Imagine that the content of each cell is a paragraph...