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Re: garbace collection of point-markers


From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: garbace collection of point-markers
Date: 31 Jan 2003 20:51:18 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

address@hidden (Kai Gro├čjohann) writes:

> Pascal Bourguignon <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > Note that in emacs, the reader does not
> > convert-case the symbols.  So (not (eq 'DONT-COPY-P 'dont-copy-p))
> 
> It seems customary to refer to the args of a function by uppercase
> names.  Type C-h f kill-buffer RET for an example.

Exact.  But as a typographical distinction. Now that we have bolds and
italics and  fonts, perhaps they should  just be put in  bold and stay
low case.  When  you work with Common-Lisp in  addition to emacs lisp,
it's usefull to keep the distinction in mind.


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__Pascal_Bourguignon__                   http://www.informatimago.com/
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