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Alan Manuel Gloria <almkglor@xxxxxxxxx> writes: > I was reading through Guile-devel and found this gem by Mark H. Weaver: > > http://www.mail-archive.com/guile-devel@xxxxxxx/msg10088.html > > Particularly the following exchange between Ludo' (>>) and Mark (>): > >>> Itâs also unhygienic, in the sense that programs that need it would >>> typically have to start with a definition of $nfx$ & co., although these >>> identifiers never appear literally in the neoteric code. >> >>I agree that this is not ideal, but I see no way around it without >>losing the benefits that these (optional) features are meant to provide. >> >>Apart from the fact that $nfx$ et are meant to be defined by the user, > 8<--- snip! read it at the address provided above > > The explanation might look good in the design rationale. Feel free to use anything I've written on this subject in the SRFI-105. Mark