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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
January 7, 2018 13:38
Re: We need a language design process.
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On Mon, 1 Jan 2018 16:35:30 -0600
David Nicol <> wrote:

> I've always held, and continue to hold, that a well-defined macro
> language would be able to take care of having all the various styles
> (smartmatch and given/when are for purposes of this argument
> "styles") co-exist, by declaring a set of transforms that is so be
> applied to the current compilation unit before it gets instantiated
> into the executable format it eventually gets instantiated to. So I
> see macros operating at the same level as the "peephole optimizer."

Mmmm macros.

They're on my TODO list sometime after I get async/await nicely working.

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