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Re: [Scheme-reports] [wg2] in support of single-arity procedural syntax transformers

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 02:45:02PM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Peter Bex scripsit:
> > The other way around it does shut out implementations like Chicken
> > where the "er-macro-transformer" line is more or less optional because
> > that's its native system.
> Chicken is not shut out.  It just means that WG2-conformant programs
> have to use "er-macro-transformer" explicitly.  What happens if you
> don't use an explicit transformer is outside the scope of the standard,

Right, but Andy is advocating to standardize that unless I completely

> so Chicken can treat that as implicit ER and other implementations as
> something else.
> This is the advantage of standardizing a facade rather than what lies
> beneath.


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