Re: Origin of macros?
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 14:37:10 GMT
Thomas Lindgren <***********@*****.***> writes:
> Looking through the Lisp 1.5 Programmer's Manual (2ed, 15th printing),
> I notice that there is no mention of macros. So: anyone know the
> history of macros? Where, when, how, who?
Warm thanks for all the replies. Gabriel and Steele's extended (but
still unfinished) HOPL-II paper appears to be the authoritative
historical account of macros. As a bonus, it includes Tim Hart's
seminal macro memo in its entirety.
"It's becoming popular? It must be in decline." -- Isaiah Berlin
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