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Re: defvar vs setqif..

From: D. Goel
Subject: Re: defvar vs setqif..
Date: 21 May 2002 09:18:18 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

> `defvar' without an initializer _never_ binds or sets the variable.

yeah i was confused.. i knew this was true for common-lisp..  But
don't know why i assumed that if 'foo is unbounded, then (defvar foo)
binds it to nil.  i just checked the doc and that's untrue..

> In fact it shouldn't affect the variable at all, only
> meta-information about the variable.


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