[racket-dev] require sub-forms

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 24 23:13:40 EDT 2010

This seems like it would be a good way to handle all the constructs
that have sub-forms-as-standalone-macros (require, provide, big-bang,
match?, etc).  Maybe there are other good ways, too, but the current
setup is a nuisance AND highly non-modular.


On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 11:11 PM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is not now but we could make a module that only exported them so you could provide all-from-out it and thus centralize the list of subforms. That's the cleanest idea I have. (You don't want to hear my really bad ideas)
> Jay
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Aug 24, 2010, at 8:46 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
>> Is there a way to say "give me all the require sub-forms" instead of
>> having to enumerate them explicitly:
>> (provide require only-in except-in prefix-in rename-in combine-in
>> only-meta-in for-syntax for-template for-label for-meta)
>> thereby missing some in future extensions of the base language?
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