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Re: [Scheme-reports] Proposal to add fexprs

Vassil Nikolov scripsit:

>   (Common Lisp, and some other lisps, allow arbitrary functions to
>   be used to define macros, and it is entirely up to the programmer
>   to ensure that they don't "misbehave".  Scheme introduces certain
>   restrictions and so assumes some of that responsibility.)

Unfortunately, a Common Lisp macro programmer cannot prevent misuse,
no matter who cleverly their macros are written.  At most they can
only make it less likely.

John Cowan      cowan@x        http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
        Is it not written, "That which is written, is written"?

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