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Re: Proposing "alist" macro

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: Proposing "alist" macro
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2018 10:05:10 -0400

On 5 September 2018 at 09:16, Van L <address@hidden> wrote:

>>>> LGTM, but couldn't it be a function?
>>> A macro does not needlessly eval the args.
>> The proposed macro expansions do eval all the args.
> The eval occurs after the macro expansion, right? that is why there is the 
> defmacro.

Correct, the expressions passed to the macro are evaluated exactly
once at runtime. Exactly the same as if it was a defun.

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