[Pharo-users] Macros?

Michael Forster mike at forsterfamily.ca
Mon Jun 11 20:10:04 EDT 2018


On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 10:12 AM, Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> wrote:
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> On 25 May 2018 at 21:22, Debiller 777 <ozovozovozo202 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Well, I've already asked about adding new literals to pharo or Smalltalk
>> in general, however this time I have a better idea:
>> macros. Can they be added? Because if I understand correctly they may be
>> the only way to do that.
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> Can you provide an example how how you would use a macro?
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> cheers -ben



Late to the party, but I thought some might find it interesting to
look through the "macros vs. blocks" thread on the old Lightweight
Languages mailing list. Posts from Guy Steele Jr., Avi Bryant, Trevor
Blackwell (rewrote Graham's Yahoo Store in Smalltalk), and others:

https://people.csail.mit.edu/gregs/ll1-discuss-archive-html/msg02060.html


Cheers,

Mike



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