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I was thinking of papers like this one:


--Neel Krishnaswami wrote:
> Paul Graham writes:
> > 
> > What they don't mention is how *hard* it would be to add macros
> > to a language with static typing, even if they wanted to.
> What's so hard about it? The main difficulty I see is maintaining a
> phase separation between compile-time and run-time constructs, but you
> can easily avoid dealing with that problem if you go with something
> like Scheme's syntax-rules macros.