[racket-dev] Nest resurrection

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Sep 7 14:26:49 EDT 2010

On Sep  7, Carl Eastlund wrote:
> FWIW, I think "nest" seems less like a macro to me and more like a
> reader syntax.  It's like our period-based infix notation; it just
> shuffles around s-expressions syntactically, it doesn't mess with
> bindings or anything else to do with semantics of an expression.

Yes, that's the general idea behind making it look more like reader
syntax, but also it makes it much easier to implement, and importantly
much easier to use via a macro.

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