2. I don't know what that is and I never saw a anouncment something like that on the mailing list. If somebody wirtes something like that and put it on the mailinglist im sure people will pick it up.
3. Im in #clojure often and I never even heard something like that. Sure often people say "macros should not be uses in that case" but often enought I saw how people heroiclly showed new programmers how to do macros.