The definition of a word

Jim Ault JimAultWins at
Sat Jul 29 17:40:26 EDT 2006

On 7/29/06 12:41 PM, "Mark Wieder" <mwieder at> wrote:

> Peter-
> Friday, July 28, 2006, 3:33:07 PM, you wrote:
>> I need now reading the documentation that items enclosed in quotes are one
>> word.  That seems almost undesirable.  What are your all thoughts?  Is
>> there a case where you use this?
> As Mark S points out, this has indeed been the way xTalk has always
> been. And yes, I do rely on this for syntax parsing.

> Peter-
You could roll your own to honor any kind of formatting you wish.
This might be a better set of functions to own if you want to be sure of the
constructs you capture.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas

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