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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.

Michael T. Richter    <>
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