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Re: [Chicken-users] macro systems and chicken (long)

From: Elf
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] macro systems and chicken (long)
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2008 22:04:26 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 5 Apr 2008, John Cowan wrote:

Alex Shinn scripsit:

DEFINE-MACRO is just EVAL.  Syntactic closures is just EVAL
with the two extra env parameters, [...].

And as I believe I heard someone say on #scheme the other day, if your
program involves EVAL, it's probably broken.  Even if the EVAL is hidden
behind something else.

This sentence makes no sense to me, as this would imply that all programs
are always broken.


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