On Tue, 3 Aug 2004 03:51:37 +0900, Phil Tomson <ptkwt / aracnet.com> wrote:
> In article <5d4c6124040802104572179afa / mail.gmail.com>,
> Lennon Day-Reynolds  <rcoder / gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >Personally, I think macros could be an interesting tool for very
> >special cases, but they're not an essential feature for 90% of
> >developers. Now, exposing the AST with a high-level API could have
> >other benefits: code analysis and optimization, JIT compilers,
> >documentation generators, etc.
> >
> 
> .....and code translators, and lots of other cool things.
> 
> Yes, this would be great to have.
> 
> Phil
> 
> 

I'll add partial evaluation and refactoring to the list. This _would_
be interesting, yes.
  -CWS