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

Martijn van Steenbergen martijn at van.steenbergen.nl
Wed Jan 14 14:01:42 EST 2009

Tim Wawrzynczak wrote:
> Woah fellas, I wasn't trying to start a flame war, I was merely 
> commenting that those who have not used Lisp don't really understand the 
> power that macros can have in a language (such as Lisp) that supports 
> them, and where code and data can be used interchangeably.  And I've 
> never used TH so I can't comment on that.  Don't worry, I'm on your side :)

Oh, I didn't mean that in a bad way. :-)

I was just thinking that if something turns out hard to express in pure 
functions, you can always resort to Template Haskell.


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