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Keith Wright <kwright@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > In my opinion, the great beauty of this SRFI is that it > makes syntax into a list of identifiers so that we can > write macros with map, caddar, reverse, etc... > I _don't_ want to learn a whole new set, and re-write > all my utility list handing procedures as syntax transformers. Sure you gain convenience. As with a lot of other conveniences in programming, you lose abstraction. Using symbols to represent identifiers is also convenient, but considered a bad idea by many for the same reasons. The problem is that once abstraction is lost, you can't regain it. You *can* regain the convenience. -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla