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Re: [Scheme-reports] Please make internal BEGIN a splicing form

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 4:06 PM, John Cowan <cowan@x> wrote:
> Andre van Tonder scripsit:
>> Requiring that macros precede their use would accomplish the same
>> goal (of making implementation easier and excluding your even/odd
>> example from the set of portable programs) without imposing the
>> restriction that syntax definitions precede ordinary defitions.
> I've always been in favor of requiring macro definitions to precede
> their uses.  See "The tale of Professor Simpleton and Dr. Hardcase" at
> http://www.mail-archive.com/r6rs-discuss@x/msg04199.html .

This seems reasonable, I'll make the change, but for now
still disallow a BEGIN that contains both internal definitions
and expressions.


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