[plt-scheme] Re: Novice question: evaluating symbols

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Fri Jan 8 10:10:10 EST 2010

On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 8:17 AM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> Turning symbols into identifiers at runtime is fundamentally an
> eval-like thing and should be avoided in any well-designed language
> (to get in my high horse for a moment).

Are there any good papers or posts on the topic?

It might be interesting to see a list of the good uses...
structure-related functions come to mind. Surely there are more?

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