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Re: Don't Unquote Me

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Subject: Re: Don't Unquote Me
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 20:32:55 +0100

On Fri Oct 14, 2022 at 7:38 PM BST, jgart wrote:
> > Nope; they're special built-in forms like ``lambda'' and ``define''.
> So, they are ordinary functions defined in guile?
> Or by built-ins you mean that they are implemented in C?
> I'll read through the guile source code a bit later ;()

They are fundumental forms. You cannot define ``quote'' et al in terms of any
other feature. Just like there's no way to implement ``lambda'' in Guile,
because ``lambda'' is a fundumental form. So yes, they will be implemented in
C as part of the Guile core.

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