[r6rs-discuss] R6 counterproposal
cph at csail.mit.edu
Tue May 29 08:00:35 EDT 2007
John Cowan wrote:
> Abdulaziz Ghuloum scripsit:
>> Give a trivial definition of syntax-case using defmacro and I would
>> grant you that the two are equivalent in expressive power.
> A complicated and tricky definition would be just as good for power.
This is mistaken. Expressive power is a measure of how direct and
concise the language is. It does not refer to the possibility of
expressing something, but to the effectiveness of the expression.
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