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bug#33998: 27.0.50; cl-delete does not delete the first list element


From: João Távora
Subject: bug#33998: 27.0.50; cl-delete does not delete the first list element
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 18:04:29 +0000

On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 5:29 PM Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > So, cumbersome as it is, you should always use:
>                                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > (setq seq (cl-delete thing seq))
>
> FWIW, this is not really true.
>
> `cl-delete' deletes THING from the
> _value_ of SEQ.  You might or you
> might not want variable SEQ to have
> the updated value.

But this is what he wanted, so what's
the point in making this more confusing
than it needs to be? (rethorical btw,
but type away if you so wish...).

João





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