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Re: λ the ultimate showcase

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: λ the ultimate showcase
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 20:27:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Hey,
> Now that we have Unicode, let’s not put it to good use!
>   (define-syntax λ
>     (syntax-rules ()
>       ((_ formals body ...)
>        (lambda formals body ...))))

Can it be overridden?  Just in case someone writes an algorithm where
they'd really like to have λ as a variable?

(In other words, I guess, can define-syntax things in general be

> Should ‘boot-9.scm’ provide this macro?

If the answer to the above is Yes, definitely.


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