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It seems like the only forms which need to be macros are test-assert test-equal test-eqv test-eq test-error because they need to delay/skip evalutation of the test form and setup appropriate error handlers. However, if the test form were a thunk they wouldn't need to be macros at all. What if we define and expose test-thunk: --procedure: test-thunk [name] thunk which does the same as test-assert but takes a thunk which it evaluates when it is run. Then the above macros could just be convenience wrappers around this. None of the other forms would need to be macros. Even if we don't expose a procedural interface the SRFI should specify that the test-name is evaluated at runtime, for use with data driven tests (I agree the name should be a string). -- Alex