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Re: (interactive) call or form?


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: (interactive) call or form?
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:39:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> > So you think people understand "special form"
> > but don't understand "form"?
>
> In a way, yes, because "special form" sounds like something you don't
> understand, while "form" sounds like something you would understand,
> only you don't (probably), so it is more confusing.

These words name different things anyway: the first one is about the
binding of the function cell of the symbol `interactive', the other
names the whole s-exp "(interactive ...)".  AFAIU the OP wanted a
description of the latter.


Michael.



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