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RE: need for macros (was Re: Icon)

Guy Steele wrote:
> And some people prefer not to commingle the functional,
> lambda-calculus part of a language with the parts that
> do side effects.  It seems they believe in the separation
> of Church and state.  :-)  :-)  :-)

Or, as Yoda might say, "Assignment leads to mutation.  Mutation leads to
pointers.  Pointers lead to suffering!"