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Re: macro-replacement with quotes

From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: macro-replacement with quotes
Date: 24 Jan 2016 22:45:37 GMT
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Phillip Lord wrote:
> Is it possible to build a list within a macro which contains backquote,
> quote or comma symbols in it?
> Specifically, I was thinking of building a macro which expands to a
> pcase form, but I need the ` symbol in the expansion.

Aren't ' and ` simply shorthands for the functions `quote' and
`backquote' respectively? (Well, ok, `quote' is a special form and
`backquote' is a macro, but that shouldn't make a difference.) I've
never used a macro to create code that requires a backquote, but I've
often done it with `quote'. Works like a charm.

Joost Kremers                         
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