jastrachan | 2 Apr 08:53 2004

Re: Syntax sugar for Java Beans property declaration (was Re: Mike on Properties)

On 1 Apr 2004, at 16:20, Brian McCallister wrote:
> I don't think ruby uses macros (in the sense of generating code) per 
> se, it just calls a method which happens to add getters and setters on 
> every new instance of that type...

Thats pretty much a macro isn't it? - a piece of code that executes 
during the compilation of a class to modify the AST. At least thats how 
I understand it, please correct me if I'm wrong.