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Re: How to quote a list of functions?


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: How to quote a list of functions?
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 03:03:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

<address@hidden> writes:

> Not to forget: different name spaces for functions
> and variables. That's the LISP-2's and that's what
> LISP-2 users expect (they will call a variable
> "list" without fear of shadowing their function
> named "list"). LISP-1 folks (e.g. Schemers) will
> shudder at this thought.
>
> Which one is "better" is just a matter of taste,
> I think.

I don't think it is a good idea to have variables and
functions share names, just like I don't think it is
a good idea to have one variable called HELP, one
help, another Help, etc. Just because it is possible
doesn't make it a good ide.

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