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Re: choosing a language for your audience or macros vs syntax?

Jonathan Bachrach <jrb@ai.mit.edu> writes:

> perhaps another view (which i think matz was making) is that if you
> make lambda notation sufficiently lightweight, then macros also become
> less interesting (or necessary).

Oh, in light of that, some of my comments could be taken as misinformed
slams against Matz or Ruby.  I didn't have any particular language or
language implementors in mind when I wrote my message.

The usability implications of succinct lambda sound interesting.  I'm
sorry I missed LL2.

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