[racket] Newbie question: Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days - macros

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 30 12:23:09 EDT 2011

At Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:20:30 -0400, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:
> This comment is about more than macros: Since students are often drawn 
> to TYS even though I never mention it to them, I've always been tempted 
> to "translate" TYS into what is now Racket, not just literally but with 
> some of the HtDP philosophy infused. While I think the Guide is great, 
> as are HtDP and HtDP/2e, I wonder if there is some value in a document 
> of the length of TYS, and whether TYS can serve as a model.

Yes, absolutely. We need lots of documents that say the same thing in
different and better ways.

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