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bug#6591: 24.0.50; incorrect doc for `catch'


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#6591: 24.0.50; incorrect doc for `catch'
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 20:14:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> No better alternative?  Did you read the thread?  What about doing what the 
> rest
> of the world does: (catch TAG FORM...)?

Just because you spell the body form does not make it any different
form.  The ellipses is already unambigous.

> What does "BODY forms" refer to: (1) a set of BODYs, each of which is a Lisp
> form, or (2) the set of Lisp forms that comprise a BODY.  The term "BODY 
> forms"
> is ambiguous.  It can mean the forms that make up BODY or a list of forms each
> of which is a BODY.

This is _not_ a list, it is a repeated argument, not matter how you name
the parameter.  If it were a list it would be a single parameter.

Andreas.

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