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bug#17623: 24.4.50; incorrect example for `apply-partially' in (elisp) `

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: bug#17623: 24.4.50; incorrect example for `apply-partially' in (elisp) `Calling Functions'
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 17:53:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.92 (gnu/linux)


BTW, the second sentence here from (info "(elisp) Calling Functions") is
confusing too wrt what it says about arguments.

| The act of fixing some of the function’s arguments is
| called "partial application" of the function(1).  The result is a new
| function that accepts the rest of arguments and calls the original
| function with all the arguments combined.

IMHO we should be more clearer about arguments, but then we can keep the
1+ example.  I think it would be more important to say that
`apply-partially` is most useful in combination with functionals, as it
is explained later on that info page.  That the result accepts any
number of arguments is more kind of an implementation detail.


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