[plt-scheme] defmacro (define-macro) and hygienic macros

From: Rohan Nicholls (rohan.nicholls at informaat.nl)
Date: Wed Mar 12 08:16:25 EST 2003

Thanks Noel,

That helps to clear things up.

* Noel Welsh <noelwelsh at yahoo.com> [030312 12:16]:
> wrote:
> This has nothing to do with hygiene as hygenic macros
> also return syntax-objects.  The difference is they
> also make use of the additional information stored in
> a syntax-object, which defmacro doesn't.

Hence your high praise of hygienic macros...:)

thanks again,


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