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bug#21915: write inconsistent about #nil

From: Taylan Kammer
Subject: bug#21915: write inconsistent about #nil
Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 23:31:30 +0200
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On 14.05.2021 15:34, Taylan Kammer wrote:
> It might also be good, in addition, to make the Scheme writer
> write (foo . #nil) as (foo . #nil).  The positive is that it
> would make bugs in Elisp compatibility easier to see by not
> masking the fact that one has #nil instead of () at the end
> of a list.  The only negative I can think of is that it would
> be mildly annoying to see (foo bar . #nil) where you expected
> to see (foo bar), but I don't think that's ever really harmful.

FWIW here's a tiny patch that realizes this change.

- Taylan

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