[plt-scheme] Macros in other programming languages?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 27 07:20:11 EDT 2007

On Jun 27, 2007, at 5:31 AM, Noel Welsh wrote:

> On 6/27/07, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
>> What are some other language you've used which provide this feature?
> Not many!  Emacs Lisp and O'Caml

I am not sure it's fair to call O'Caml's "thing" a macro system. But  
then again, my wife used to refer to the animals in The Little MLer  
as giraffes :-)

-- Matthias

> are the only ones that come to mind,
> and their systems are vastly different to PLT Scheme's.  If you wish
> to research the area you might be interested in:
>   - readscheme.org
>   - Dylan, for an example of macros in an infix language
>   - <bigwig> http://www.brics.dk/bigwig/publications/
> N.
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