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RE: datatypes in Elisp Info: mention "things" for which there is no"thin
RE: datatypes in Elisp Info: mention "things" for which there is no"thing" datatype - e.g. faces
Fri, 24 Jun 2005 06:58:10 -0700
But I wonder if perhaps something about this shouldn't be
mentioned in the
Info section on datatypes - perhaps mentioning `face' as an
something you might in some ways be inclined to think of as
a datatype but
that Emacs treats differently from a type.
Adding a brief section about faces in that chapter is a good idea.
I don't have time to work on it, but if someone else writes it,
we could install it.
2) Cross-reference the discussions of some of the important
"non-types", such as `face'.
My memory doesn't recall any others, but I wouldn't want to rely on it.
What others do you know of?
I didn't have any others in mind. I just wanted to speak about this
generally, in case there were others. (Kenichi Handa mentions coding-system,
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