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"Fabio Mascarenhas" <> writes:
> Having macros without having some introspection framework in place to
> interrogate what a particular snippet of source means (if it's a special
> form, a function, or a macro, if a macro what it expands to, even fetching
> documentation inline) has to be very painful.

Maybe it seems like that in the abstract, but practice doesn't seem to
bear it out.  I guess this is often because people writing macros in
lisp tend to follow convention in how they do so, and that helps a _lot_
with reader comprehension.


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