[racket] Racket vs Scheme, macros and new syntax

From: Greg Hendershott (greghendershott at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Nov 5 19:28:57 EST 2012

Wow, talk about answers arriving at exactly the right time WRT having
the questions first. This is incredibly helpful to me. For example
barely 3 pages in and the lightbulb goes off re what is
`syntax-local-value', and why. Looking forward to spending more time
with this. Thank you.

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 5:09 PM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Sun, 4 Nov 2012 11:31:04 -0800, Scott Klarenbach wrote:
>> In other words, Is Racket simply a philosophy/convention of language
>> oriented programming with convenient syntactic wrappers to this end, or
>> does it more fundamentally extend Scheme to do things technically *impossible
>> *in that language?
> The latter --- a more fundamental extension to Scheme.
> Here's our most recent attempt to explain:
>  http://www.cs.utah.edu/plt/publications/jfp12-draft-fcdf.pdf
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