One of the great things about is that there is not much syntactic sugar. , I'm looking at you!

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@d_pechkin Haven't used racket, been doing lots of work with and getting frusterated with the syntactic sugar. What makes it so much worse is that it makes it hard to search the documentation. I see examples using `:<>` and how am I supposed to search for that !?

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@yisraeldov Racket includes several free online books and great documentation. But it itself isn't used much in the industry as I think.

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Well I am developing a web app, so racket isn't really an option right now.

@yisraeldov @d_pechkin personally, I find tha literal syntax for data structures makes code much easier to scan. Being able to tell whether something is a function call or a data declaration at a glance is meaningful information.

Meanwhile, stuff like :<> is library syntax, and I'm kind of amused that you'd be complaining about Clojure here when CL has reader macros allowing for far more custom syntax.

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