No. God no.
Hygienic macro systems are a sign of weakness and a false crutch. If you can't write a macro that doesn't inadvertently capture a variable, you shouldn't be writing programs that write programs.
(Been a while since I've ranted. Hasn't it?)
"I have a mind like a steel... uh... thingy." Patrick Logan's weblog.
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- Patrick Logan
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