* George Moschovitis <gm / navel.gr> [2004-08-02 18:16:35 +0900]:

> Hello everyone,
> 
> one of the features of the LISP family of languages that is missing from
> Ruby are macros. I think they are useful on a lot of occasions so
> I would like to see Ruby support macros in the future.
> 
> However i think it is quite easy to emulate some form of macro 
> functionality in Ruby. Here is some simple code:

I've heard Matz say that Ruby will not support macros.
They are too easily abused and can mutate the language.
Besides, you can achieve the same powerful affect using
blocks.
 
Jim