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On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 8:03 AM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> Maybe even something like Rebol, which recognizes dozens of
> types of literals as objects, such as dates, times, e-mail addresses,
> URL's, filenames etc.

Which feels too .. magical .. to me. Too baked into the language.
Customizable literals are the way forward there, but we have the
supremely flexible table {} constructor.