Re: [dev] Interesting post about X11

From: Mate Nagy <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 13:04:10 +0200

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 03:46:16AM -0700, Robert Ransom wrote:
> It was (at least in that paragraph). See my reply to your other message
> for three examples of useful SYNTAX-RULES macros; SYNTAX-RULES cannot
> be implemented properly without a hygienic macro system. I don't think
> you would actually object to having a hygienic macro system and
> SYNTAX-RULES *along with* the full compilation-at-compile-time
> functionality of Common Lisp macros.
 that sounds fine, of course - but can't you implement hygienic macros
on top of the usual gensym (provided, as it is, that it won't be eq to
any other symbol)?

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