[plt-scheme] On hygiene and trust

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Jul 9 16:10:19 EDT 2009

On Jul  9, Noel Welsh wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 8:28 PM, Eli Barzilay<eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> >> What I really want is a set of primitives, means of combination, and
> >> means of abstraction that work well with code objects.
> >
> > Sounds like you just want this
> >
> >  http://docs.plt-scheme.org/syntax/syntax-helpers.html
> The point is not that tools don't exist, but that the current way of
> doing things is a mess. Why is there syntax->list and stx->list? Why
> aren't the prefixes (stx and syntax) the same? Why are all the tools
> scattered around different parts of the docs? It is *really*
> confusing trying to read, understand, and remember all of the
> different tools.

Maybe it's because most people don't use these extra tools?

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
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