[plt-scheme] Newbie macro problem

From: Robert Bruce Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Fri Nov 1 22:28:49 EST 2002

At Fri, 1 Nov 2002 22:11:00 -0500, "Anton van Straaten" wrote:
> Completely tangentially, I've always found it rather frustrating that
> it's not safe to write "clever" code because someone else might have
> to try to understand it. I've sometimes resorted to providing the
> clever solution in commented form, and then providing the boring
> salariman version as the executable code.

Why would you even care about the clever version if the only real
difference is the cleverness? Isn't the goal to be correct and
maintainable? It seems to me that there are plenty of places to be
clever that actually matter so it isn't worth the mental effort it to
find extra places.


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