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Bad macro matches can sometimes result in some rather obtuse error messages, and the exact root cause of some of the type mismatch errors can also be relatively obtuse - at least to a beginner.

Still way better than C or C++'s though, I suspect. (I'm too fluent in C++ errors to have a proper feel for how bad they are anymore...)




Macro errors are horrible, especially in match branching. They also become really nonsensical when you deal with built in macro's as well which have a completely different set of rules for themselves.

Iterator errors as well get massive when dealing with passing tuples down lazy lists.




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