Sugar unrelated to macros -- Was: Re: Sugar

Dave Herman dherman at
Thu Aug 28 17:31:02 PDT 2008

> Dave, your claim that I'm proposing macros will make many
> people ignore and never see the real proposal.
> Macros and functions are very, very different. My proposal
> has only regular, run-of-the-mill functions. They don't have
> parentheses around the arguments, but this detail doesn't
> make them in any way related to macros and their problems.

Sorry, I didn't mean to come across so dismissive. I'm not trying to 
ignore you, I just don't have time to keep up with everything. This 
isn't my day job. :)

> Since you made that incorrect claim without reading, could you
> please consider commenting on the /actual/ proposal?

I'll try.


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