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Date: 2005-02-14 (14:20)
From: Stefan Monnier <monnier@i...>
Subject: Re: The boon of static type checking
> But S-expressions are arguably the best syntax for writing macro
> expansions.  Since an S-expression is trivially parseable and dispatches on

That's exactly where syntax is important: depending on your syntax some
things are easy/concise and others aren't, so people end up adapting a very
different programming style.  It doesn't mean that one syntax is
intrinsically better than another, but just that syntax does matter.