In article <20040802182747.GA7661 / student.ei.uni-stuttgart.de>,
Mauricio Fern?ndez  <batsman.geo / yahoo.com> wrote:
>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.
>
Can you give some examples?

Phil