[racket] letoverlambda

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sat Nov 20 22:21:18 EST 2010

And, now that we're being careful with our words, I should have said
"most macros I have written work well in a hygenic macro system".


On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 9:08 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> In particular, something many people miss -- because of the way
> hygiene is presented -- is that a hygienic macro system must have a
> deep understanding of the underlying language, at least up to the
> level of the binding structure of its constructs.  That is how it can
> even be sure what is a binding, where it is bound, and thus what can
> be painted/renamed/closed over/tweaked/whatever.
> Once you understand that, you realize that it is simply not meaningful
> to say that a *macro* is "hygienic" -- that phrase is not even wrong.
> Shriram
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