[R6RS] Core/library split: `syntax-rules'

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Thu Aug 3 11:54:55 EDT 2006

Anton van Straaten <anton at appsolutions.com> writes:

>> Shouldn't we have `syntax-rules' in the core?
> Since there are already two essentially independent macro systems in
> R6RS, and since implementations provide other systems, I didn't think
> any single system should be imposed at that level.

Independent?  I thought `syntax-rules' is trivially defined in terms
of `syntax-case'.  I see it as a simple more foolproof interface to

Cheers =8-} Mike
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