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Re: Canonical form for signing S-expressions

On 14 Apr 1997, Derek Atkins wrote:
> The only problem with this is that you now have an ambiguous recursion
> problem.  How do you know when:
> 	30:(1:a,1:b,16:(2:cd,1:e,3:fgh),),
> means
> 	'((1:a,1:b,16:(2:cd,1:e,3:fgh),))
> or
> 	(a b (cd e fgh)

Oops!  Thanks.  (I was also missing the "," in "3:fgh,".)

As Ron Rivest has already pointed out, using different delimiters
can fix that.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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