Subject: Re: Understanding lispishness
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 7 Jan 2001 04:19:40 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <938qos$j6q76$>
Kent M Pitman  <> wrote:
| Scheme has a macro facility, but because it is pattern-matcher driven I
| don't see it used to do the kind of really complex rewrites that Lisp is
| famous for.  And mostly Scheme people don't use macros heavily.

Well, I do, but *not* the syntax-rules macros, I'm afraid. (*blush*)
I stubbornly continue to use plain ol' defmacro, which exists (or can
be defined trivially) in every Scheme implementation I care about.


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