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Re: Initial comments & questions

On Saturday 20 March 2004 04:06 am, Andre van Tonder wrote:
> >   - SYNTAX-DO -- I don't like this at all.  It's not very descriptive
> >     and it clashes with the DO syntax in regular Scheme.  While it may
> >     be a good point that it does nothing more than 'do' a computation,
> >     and this is also what Haskell uses, it still isn't descriptive to
> >     just say 'do,' and it still has the clash.
> Understood.  I haven't been able to come up with a better name, though.

I would suggest SYNTAX-BIND, since binding is what it does, and picking a new 
name for the current (internal) syntax-bind.

LIkewise, I would prefer SYNTAX-QUOTE to SYNTAX-INSPECT, as I fail to see an 
inspector when I invoke it.  I think quoting is what it does...