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bug#11328: 24.1.50; Comment in `dired-copy-file-recursive' code

From: Nix
Subject: bug#11328: 24.1.50; Comment in `dired-copy-file-recursive' code
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:40:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.95 (gnu/linux)

On 24 Apr 2012, Drew Adams stated:

> While on the subject of comments in this file, you might want to change "fluid
> variable" everywhere to "free variable".  This is perhaps a translation 
> problem.
> (AFAIK, in English fluid variables have only to do with fluid mechanics.)

Fluid variables are a Scheme thing (more, generally, a
functional-programming thing). "Dynamically-scoped free variable" would
be a reasonable thing to replace it with. If this were a docstring or a
string in the manual, I'd agree that either this needs replacing, or
fluids need a definition -- but this is a code comment, and finding out
what a fluid is once you see that is a matter of ten seconds looking in,
say, the Guile manual.

NULL && (void)

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