The scheme community is now very invested in its macrology; they got there by long hard work and emotional processing and yelling and screaming and weeping and gnashing of teeth, and they still remember the pain of not having a standard macrology. You will not pry it away except from their cold dead fingers, and you will not redefine it without defeating them in mortal combat.I think the commenter misunderstood my earlier post. Syntactic extension is absolutely necessary, and modern Scheme macro systems are a fine way to do it.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
A slightly confused anonymous commenter (I get to say such things about anonymous commenters, right?) reminded me of this quote by Ray Dillinger:
Posted by Manuel Simoni at 20:50