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Re: question on the opaque syntax object debate

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bear <bear@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Check me if I'm wrong, but as far as I know the only real problem with
> that was the performance hit.

No, the problem is the loss of abstraction.

> I mean, if there were no performance problems, wouldn't it be more
> powerful to be programming in a lisp where there were no separate
> macroexpansion and compilation phases, and all the semantics were
> available at runtime?

You're joking, right?

Cheers =8-} Mike
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