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- Subject: Re: Macros and expressivity
- From: "Javier Guerra" <javier@...>
- Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:47:49 -0500
On 1/11/08, Mark Hamburg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In the discussion of the utility of macros, I got thinking about Ruby which
> seems to get by without them. My Ruby is weak, so I'm going to write
> examples in pseudo-Lua.
> A class definition in Ruby essentially sets up an execution context in which
> other code then can add methods or make other alterations. For example:
i might be a little dense today (it's friday afternoon after all...);
but i don't see why you start with 'maybe we don't need macros' and go
on with classess...