Arrow notation, etc.
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 21:38:03 +0900
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On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 01:02:07PM +0100, Keith Wansbrough wrote:
> Sadly, there's not a concrete proposal - it seems that no one sees a=20
> need for macros in a lazy language. Most of what they do can be=20
> achieved through laziness - you can write "if" in Haskell already, for=20
> example, whereas you need a macro for it in Lisp. Your arrow notation=20
> example may provide some motivation, though.
I wonder if macros could also be used to implement views.
I think there were other times I wanted to play similar tricks with
scoping, but I don't remember right now.
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