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Re: Dylan syntax forms

At  7:53 AM 10/6/92 +0000, Ranson wrote:
>Is the CAR of a special/macro form evaluated? The manual does not specifies
>this. For instance, is this legal?
>(define f define)
>(f x 2)
>My guess is that the answer is no, because the rules on function calls do not
>require the function to be evaluated before the arguments. Hence one should be
>able to decide if (f x 2) is a syntax form or a function call without any
>Is that right? Maybe it should be more explicit.

This will be clarified as part of the macro system.  Offhand, I don't remember
exactly what approach we took.