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Re: [PATCH] "@" is not recognized as part of defun name for emacs-lisp


From: Jérôme Marant
Subject: Re: [PATCH] "@" is not recognized as part of defun name for emacs-lisp
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 09:03:40 +0100
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Quoting Johan Bockgård <address@hidden>:

> Jérôme Marant <address@hidden> writes:
>
> > It is seem that @ is a valid character in function names (although I
> > did not see any place in the Lisp Ref where valid characters are
> > mentioned. I guess everything but parentheses would be the answer?)
>
>     A symbol name can contain any characters whatever. Most symbol
>     names are written with letters, digits, and the punctuation
>     characters `-+=*/'. Such names require no special punctuation; the
>     characters of the name suffice as long as the name does not look
>     like a number. (If it does, write a `\' at the beginning of the
>     name to force interpretation as a symbol.) The characters
>     address@hidden&:<>{}?' are less often used but also require no special
>     punctuation. Any other characters may be included in a symbol's
>     name by escaping them with a backslash.
>
> (info "(elisp)Symbol Type")

I found it. Thanks.

--
Jérôme Marant




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