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Expanding Macros with Values Instead of Names (
6 points by aw 2204 days ago | 1 comment

2 points by akkartik 2203 days ago | link

I think John Shutt was proposing people do something similar in his Kernel thesis: Only he never liked quasiquote for some reason and wanted to construct macro expressions explicitly using list, cons, etc. Manuel Simoni has my favorite expression of the justification:

Some previous discussions on Kernel:

Finally, a couple of huge threads where people here kindly explained Kernel to me: