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Re: doc string of print-quoted

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: doc string of print-quoted
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 15:42:45 -0400
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>  "Non-nil means print quoted forms with reader syntax.
>   I.e., (quote foo) prints as 'foo, (function foo) as #'foo, and backquoted
>   forms print as in the new syntax."
> The last part, "as in the new syntax", is unclear and
> inappropriate. What is "the new syntax"?

> Doc should always document the current state of the software, and it
> should not use terms such as "currently" or "new" in doing so.
> ("As the present now will later be past, the order is rapidly fadin'.
> And the first one now will later be last, for the times they are
> a-changin'.")

Indeed, I've just removed the last part, thanks,


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