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Re: [Chicken-users] syntax-case and Chicken 4.2.0

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] syntax-case and Chicken 4.2.0
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 11:29:01 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Thomas Bushnell BSG scripsit:

> In one sense, this is good news!

The two main pieces of good news in Chicken 4 are built-in macros and
built-in modules.

> A question: does the builtin syntax-rules accept the (... ...) syntax
> that Dybvig's system does?  My code has some macros that expand to macro
> definitions, the canonical case where nested ... is often necessary.  

I doubt it, but _solvitur ambulando_.

John Cowan  address@hidden
Any sufficiently-complicated C or Fortran program contains an ad-hoc,
informally-specified bug-ridden slow implementation of half of Common Lisp.
        --Greenspun's Tenth Rule of Programming (rules 1-9 are unknown)

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