[gambit-list] Request: examples of cool uses of macros

Bill Six billsix at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 15:22:34 EST 2013

Although this suggestion will not help for your immediate goal, the
following book is full of great macros.

On Jan 25, 2013 9:49 AM, "Jason Felice" <jason.m.felice at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi!
> Does anyone have any examples of macros which drastically improve
> readability or simplicity of code?  Maybe neat hacks?
> Not *deep* hacks that take a long time to understand, but things which
> can be used to illustrate why macros are powerful and awesome.
> Background:
> I'm giving a talk tomorrow on Scheme to prisoners in a job training
> program. The purpose is to expand their brains by exposing them to concepts
> they haven't seen before (they don't have Internet access).
> The talk is about Scheme and "Code is Data".  I've laid the foundation,
> but am getting to the point where I want to have some flashy and
> interesting uses of macros.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> -Jason
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