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Re: m4_lambda

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: m4_lambda
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 12:56:39 +0100
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> Meanwhile, I'm wondering if it is worth trying to add some syntactic sugar to 
> make anonymous macros easier to use.  My initial thoughts (but only lightly 
> tested) is that something like this would make it easier to write macro 
> definitions which in turn define other (possibly anonymous) macros:

This m4_(un)defer seems okay and it makes sense to do it automatically
within m4_lambda.  But the need to use dquote escapes me, and it seems
to make m4_lambda close to unusable in practice, except for forwarding
to another macro in ways more advanced than what m4_curry allows.  Can
you explain?


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