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- Subject: Re:
- From: "Michael T. Richter" <mtr@...>
- Date: Fri, 08 Jan 1999 13:13:27 -0500
At 11:46 AM 08/01/99 , you wrote:
>Rather than adding FOR loops to the language, I personally think it
>would be more in line with the lua philosophy to provide a hygienic
>macro system, along the lines of scheme or dylan. Then, any time
>somebody wants a new control structure they can just write it
>themselves. IMHO, this is one of the only barriers left in making Lua
>a *truly* extensible extension language. what do others think?
I like the idea. Hygienic macros are the only thing (and I mean the ONLY
thing) I like about Scheme.
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