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bug#15059: 24.3; nth with negative index values


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#15059: 24.3; nth with negative index values
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:51:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Wilfred Hughes <address@hidden> writes:

> I've noticed that nth returns the first item in a list, when it's given
> a negative index.
>
> (nth -1 '(5 6 7)) ;; 5
> (nth -2 '(5 6 7)) ;; 5
>
> Judging by my reading of the docstring, I was expecting nil

The list is longer than -1, so this case doesn't apply.

Andreas.

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