[Haskell-cafe] some ideas for Haskell', from Python

Tim Wawrzynczak inforichland at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 12:48:38 EST 2009

Having an import/module feature like this would replace almost all cases
> where someone might wish for a macro system for Haskell.

Don't say that until you've tried Lisp macros... read some of Paul Graham's
essays or try some Common Lisp for yourself... macros can be an incredibly
powerful tool, but "macros" from C, etc. aren't really macros, they're more
like find-and-replace expressions :)
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