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Re: [plt-scheme] eval question

Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk@cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> Bruce,
> The argument is simply that you would make about any sharp tool: are
> you sure you absolutely need it?  A lot of times people use EVAL for
> completely incorrect reasons.

One consideration is that Scheme has closures and macros.  These two
tools will cover the majority of cases you'd use eval in a more
rudimentary language.