On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 12:45:02AM +0900, jim / freeze.org wrote:
> 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.

I've sometimes found myself wanting macros for things that *cannot* be
done with blocks currently; however, in most cases they could have been
accomplished easily had the often proposed extensions to Binding and
Kernel#caller been implemented.

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