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Re: code critique requested


From: Sebastian Tennant
Subject: Re: code critique requested
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:44:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Quoth Tim X <address@hidden>:
> address@hidden (John Paul Wallington) writes:
>
>> metaperl.com wrote:
>>
>>> (defvar *asciidoc-indent-level*
>>
>> Sticking asterisks around special variable names is a Common Lisp
>> affliction that isn't done in Emacs Lisp.
>
> From the emacs lisp reference ....
>
>    * In some other systems there is a convention of choosing variable
>      names that begin and end with `*'.  We don't use that convention
>      in Emacs Lisp, so please don't use it in your programs.  (Emacs
>      uses such names only for special-purpose buffers.)  

Can anyone expand on this?  When exactly should buffer names include or
not include asteri?

Sebastian





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