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Re: Elisp: What does ''nil mean?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Elisp: What does ''nil mean?
Date: 16 May 2003 12:45:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Thomas Gehrlein <address@hidden> writes:

> The following line is from easy-menu-create-menu:
> 
> ((eq keyword :active) (setq enable (or arg ''nil)))
> 
> It is part of a (cond ...).
> 
> What does "''nil" mean?

The same as '(quote nil), an unevaluated list with the two members
quote and nil.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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