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

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 30 09:40:52 EDT 2011

On Mar 30, 2011, at 6:29 AM, John Sampson wrote:

> Do you think these give a better explanation of macros? On the whole, I have found Teach Yourself Scheme
> relatively easy to follow.

Yes, but when it comes to macros, it espouses a view that was never compatible with any Report on Scheme and is even old-school for plain Lisp. If you care about Scheme per se, see Dybvig's book. If you wish to study the most powerful macro technology in the world, study the Guide. -- Matthias

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