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bug#22192: Doc string of macroexp-let2 is obscure.


From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: bug#22192: Doc string of macroexp-let2 is obscure.
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:14:26 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

Hello, Nicolas.

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 01:29:36PM +0100, Nicolas Richard wrote:
> Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:
> >     "Bind VAR to a copyable expression that returns the value of EXP.
> >     This is like `(let ((v ,EXP)) ,EXPS) except that `v' is a new generated
> >     symbol which EXPS can find in VAR.
> >     TEST should be the name of a predicate on EXP checking whether the 
> > `let' can
> >     be skipped; if nil, as is usual, `macroexp-const-p' is used."

> > This macro is widely used (over 50 times) in Emacs, and is not
> > documented in the Elisp manual.  The doc string is difficult to
> > understand.

> I agree that the docstring was pretty obscure, but it was modified
> in commit 5e3fde03b45877d3e30f859a14c10043e637aa63 

Yes, I was looking at the 24.5 version.  Thanks for the reply, and sorry
for wasting your time.  I will close the bug.

> It now is :

[ .... ]

That looks fine!

> -- 
> Nicolas

-- 
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).





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