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- Subject: Re: Is there a kernel patch for creating local variables programmatically?
- From: Jay Carlson <nop@...>
- Date: Sat, 18 May 2013 18:30:02 -0400
On May 18, 2013, at 6:22 PM, Jay Carlson wrote:
> Compilation is a pure function from a stream to a Lua function. The same text always produces functions which have indistinguishable behavior.
> The "no macros" theorem can be derived from that.
Well, strictly speaking you could have a certain kind of file-scoped macros. But you can't import them, which severely limits their utility.