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Re: Basic questions about elisp


From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: Basic questions about elisp
Date: 10 Nov 2009 12:11:40 GMT
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Francis Moreau wrote:
> address@hidden (Pascal J. Bourguignon) writes:
>> Well, there are several places where it's covered, but here is one
>> where it's explicitely explained:
>>
>> (info "(elisp)Rearrangement")
[...]
>
> ok that tells: "don't do that !" but it doesn't tell why not...

just imagine a list as an object living somewhere in the memory of your
computer. then try to figure out which list gets *modified* by the call to
nconc, keeping in mind that nconc does *not* copy its arguments before doing its
job.


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Joost Kremers                                      address@hidden
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