Programming not-really-hot-at-all take 

I kind of love macro_rules macros because they let me do the kind of stupid syntax-inventing stuff I do with C preprocessor macros but with simultaneously more flexible and less accident-prone syntax.

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Programming not-really-hot-at-all take 

@alexbuzzbee macro_sucks!

No really, macros are good, and declarative macros can be good, but the specifics of macro_rules are just plain ugly. The sooner they stabilize the new, sane declarative macros, the better.

Programming not-really-hot-at-all take 

@bugaevc Oh I'm sure they can be made better (there's some severe hairiness), but I appreciate them now for what they are.

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