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Re: Proper namespaces in Elisp

From: Helmut Eller
Subject: Re: Proper namespaces in Elisp
Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 06:55:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, May 04 2020, Andrea Corallo wrote:

> I think Emacs has most of the infrastructure to implement this already
> in the codebase

Except for macros.  Traditional Lisp macros do in fact work on symbols
and not on bindings.  If macros should work on bindings, then a rather
different macro system is needed, like the one of Scheme or Rust.  That
kinda works, but the simplicity and elegance of traditional macros is


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