On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Noel Welsh wrote:At this level I don't see what great advantage WebIt! provides over a
> WebIt! is that "lowest-level layer" (and a bit of the middle layer).
> For example, it sounds like you want to write code like:
> (define name-form
> That could be a valid WebIt! document and you'd then write a WebIt!
handful of format-string functions. And if I needed to write AST->AST
transformations, why not do it with macros? I will concede that maybe all
the macros and functions I'd write would end up re-implementing WebIt!, or
maybe there's some emergent benefits to the collective WebIt! system that
I don't see yet.
But since you asked I'd like to at least write code like this, which is
But I'm hoping that I'll discover some completely new ways to do things.
> You could use SISC and write bindings for the Java toolkits that doThat's a good idea I hadn't considered, thanks.
> what you want. This is less work and has been done succesfully in
> industry. See e.g. "Scheme in the Real World" at
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