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Re: Bug? Won't eval an 'if' sexp?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Bug? Won't eval an 'if' sexp?
Date: 26 Jan 2003 11:01:13 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Hacksaw <address@hidden> writes:

> >Whoever gave you the idea it should?  You want to use progn here, not
> Why should lambda not work here? This form, untouched, worked in
> emacs 20.7.

It should never have worked in the first place, but did so due to an
Emacs quirk.  lambda is a form supposed to return a function, not
execute it.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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