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bug#7146: (make-symbol "") issues


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#7146: (make-symbol "") issues
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:25:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> I guess we could make intern and make-symbol signal errors for the empty
>> string.
>
> No, we should make them write some non-empty representation.

Even though this is obscure, this is a bug that can crash (some builds
of) Emacs.  So I rather think this should be fixed.  Was any work done
towards adding a printed representation of empty-string symbols?

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