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bug#26635: 回复: bug#26635: 25.1; elisp docs bug


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#26635: 回复: bug#26635: 25.1; elisp docs bug
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:50:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

On Apr 24 2017, "zhangjg" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Like the fellow code:
>
>   (= 1 1 t) ; error
>   (= 1 2 t) ; nil
>
> t is a symbol, (= 1 1 t) signal a error, that is what we expect. 
> But in the second form there is no error, because  "=" get the
> result before to eval the third argument "t". 

All arguments are evaluated, by the caller.  Try (= 1 2 (foo)), for
example.

> So "=" not to eval all arguments, that is  a "sepecial form" activation.

It may _ignore_ some of its arguments, but that's not what `special
form' is about.  Any function is free to ignore arguments.

Andreas.

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