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Re: [Scheme-reports] Common Lisp-like read macros in Scheme
> In Common Lisp you have "read(er) macros" which are macros which
> convert a string to Lisp code and run it.
By the way, they convert characters
from an input stream into a lisp object,
which may, but does not have to, be a
form. If it is a form, it is (usually) not
evaluated by the read macro (only
constructed). They are implemented as
functions called by READ (and by its
variants such as READ-FROM-STRING).
Would you like your metaphors shaken or stirred?
Vassil Nikolov | Васил Николов | <vnikolov@x>
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