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Re: [Scheme-reports] 5.3 Syntax Definitions

Jonathan Kraut scripsit:

> I hope WG1 will reconsider lifting the restriction that "any
> internal syntax definitions in a body must come before any internal
> definitions."
> Sometimes I write macros that expand into both definitions and syntax
> definitions. If this restriction stands I won't be able to reliably
> use those macros in <bodies> (and nor would anyone else).

Ticket filed.  Another possible resolution is to clarify that this
restriction only applies *before* macroexpansion is done.

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