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Re: [Scheme-reports] <body> of let-syntax

On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Jim Rees <jimreesma@x> wrote:
...for that matter shouldn't it also be "zero or more expressions" ?

If you wanted to make that extension, but this had not even been
proposed.  This is consistent with requiring, e.g. lambda bodies be

Note some implementations have a let-syntax which "splices"
into the outer context, in which case having only definitions
but no expressions could be useful.  But R7RS follows R5RS
with a non-splicing let-syntax.

..and while this may already have been mentioned in the past, it may not be possible to decide what the elements of <body> are (definitions or expressions) until after expanding them using the syntax definitions provided.

Yes, an implementation would need to expand before checking
for errors.


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