Fantastic, thank you

~slg

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On Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:14 PM, Ryan Culpepper <rmculpepp...@gmail.com> 
wrote:

> It's the consequence of two design goals:
>
> 1. The `module` form is separate from the `#%module-begin` syntax hook so 
> that the module's initial language can pick the hook macro that controls the 
> entire module body.
>
> 2. Racket's primitive syntax is designed so that it can be re-expanded. (The 
> `expand` operation should be idempotent.) Some of Racket's tools (for 
> example, debugging support) work by expanding code, instrumenting it, and 
> then re-expanding, compiling, and running the result. But a `#%module-begin` 
> hook macro can transform the module body in non-idempotent ways, so that hook 
> macro should only be called once. So the answer to "have I already run the 
> module's `#%module-begin` hook?" must be reflected in the fully-expanded 
> syntax of the module.
>
> Ryan
>
> On Sun, Jan 3, 2021 at 8:40 AM Michael MacLeod <michaelmmacl...@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>
>> Oops, sorry about interpreting your question wrong. Unfortunately I don't 
>> know the answer to your actual question.
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 2, 2021, 10:24 PM Sage Gerard <s...@sagegerard.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I know about that. I asked why it was designed that way.
>>>
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>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>> On Jan 3, 2021, 12:18 AM, Michael MacLeod < michaelmmacl...@gmail.com> 
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> There's an edge case of 'module' when only one form is provided which 
>>>> results in that form being partially expanded to determine if such 
>>>> expansion would lead to a #%plain-module-begin form. Otherwise (more than 
>>>> one form provided) they are wrapped in #%module-begin with no partial 
>>>> expansion occurring.
>>>>
>>>> I think this might be causing the discrepancy you witnessed.
>>>>
>>>> From the docs (https://docs.racket-lang.org/reference/module.html):
>>>>
>>>> If a single form is provided, then it is partially expanded in a 
>>>> module-begin context. If the expansion leads to #%plain-module-begin, then 
>>>> the body of the #%plain-module-begin is the body of the module. If partial 
>>>> expansion leads to any other primitive form, then the form is wrapped with 
>>>> #%module-begin using the lexical context of the module body; this 
>>>> identifier must be bound by the initial module-path import, and its 
>>>> expansion must produce a #%plain-module-begin to supply the module body. 
>>>> Finally, if multiple forms are provided, they are wrapped with 
>>>> #%module-begin, as in the case where a single form does not expand to 
>>>> #%plain-module-begin.
>>>>
>>>> (This response was adapted from one of my earlier replies to the mailing 
>>>> list. Search racket-users for "perplexed by macro-expansion behavior near 
>>>> #%module-begin" for more context).
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>> Michael
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Jan 2, 2021 at 8:26 PM Sage Gerard <s...@sagegerard.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Why does Racket handle modules with exactly one form differently?
>>>>>
>>>>> I ran into a bug where modules in my module language won't expand if the
>>>>> modules have exactly one form, so I'm just curious.
>>>>>
>>>>> (Wild guess: It's Racket's way of checking for a shortcut to end 
>>>>> expansion earlier)
>>>>>
>>>>> ~slg
>>>>>
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