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Re: nested backquotes


From: Thierry Emery
Subject: Re: nested backquotes
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 20:21:15 +0200
User-agent: T-gnus/6.17.3 (based on No Gnus v0.3) SEMI/1.14.6 (Maruoka)FLIM/1.14.7 (Sanjō) APEL/10.6

Hi,

Matthieu Moy <address@hidden> writes:

> "rgb" <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> > I'm experiencing problems with nested backquotes in Emacs lisp:
>> > 
>> > Emacs 21 says:
>> > 
>> > ELISP> ``( ,,(+ 1 2))
>> > (cons
>> >  (+ 1 2))
>> 
>> On 22.0.50 I'm getting (list 3)
>
> Surprisingly, backquote.el hasn't changed much. Loading backquote.el
> from CVS on my Emacs 21 "works" (in the sense that it doesn't break my
> Emacs), but still gets the same result.
>
> So, I'm still looking for a portable solution ... :-(

(` (` ( (, (, (+ 1 2))))))

tested on GNU Emacs 21.4 and 22.0.50, and on XEmacs 21.4.17,
consistently returns :
(list 3)

Hoping this helps,

Thierry
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