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Re: Predicate for true lists

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Predicate for true lists
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 20:33:51 +0300

> Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2018 10:00:34 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 1. Why is "proper" better than "true"?  I don't argue
> against "proper", but what is really gained by this
> change in Emacs terminology?

Please go back and re-read the discussion that led to this patch, its
URL is in the commit log message of the patch.  Let's not reopen old
discussions unless we have a good reason.

> Dunno how helpful this is (perhaps not very), but it
> purportedly shows how often "proper" and "true" appear
> in print as modifiers of "list" recently:

We will still have "true" in the manual and in the index.

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