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Re: [plt-scheme] eval question

>>>>> "Shriram" == Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk@cs.brown.edu> writes:

Shriram> Bruce Butterfield wrote:

>> An example would be Olin Shiver's embedded awk macro used in scsh; he 
>> writes in "A Universal Scripting Framework":
>> 	"Whenever necessary, the user can break out of the special-purpose 
>> notation and express complex computations in a general-purpose 
>> programming language. The Scheme embedding makes simple things easy, and 
>> complex things possible..."

Shriram> This is exactly the kind of use of EVAL that makes people blanch.

Also, the scsh AWK macro doesn't use EVAL.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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