Clojure: Can macros do something that couldn't be done with a function?
May 16, 2017
When Guido van Rossum proposed adding a case statement to Python, the committee turned him down. So Python has no case statement.
If Rich [Hickey] didn’t want a case statement, but I did, I can have one.
This revealation started me on the path to presenting the magic of macros and homoiconicity at a Skyscanner Lightning Talk. The slides are here, click the image below to watch: