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Re: (interactive) call or form?


From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: (interactive) call or form?
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2018 21:48:28 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.1.0; emacs 27.0.50

On 2018-04-09, at 16:39, Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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.

I guess you're right.  Thanks!

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Marcin Borkowski
http://mbork.pl



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