Gareth McCaughan wrote:I agree with you.
> Jacek Podkanski wrote:
>> > | Somewhere I seen information that everything that can be done with
>> > It is an arbitrary statement devoid of contents and meaning, so
>> I thought that someone would know anyway. Someone replied to me:
> 1. Anything you can do with macros, you can do with functions.
> For instance, with functions you can write your own Lisp
> For instance, a lot of the things you do with macros could
> 2. Macros are for doing things that can't be done with functions.
> For instance, extending the syntax of your language without
> For instance, expressing operations that manipulate lumps of
> I suspect that whoever told you "everything that can be done
> The people who've said you won't really understand what's
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