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Re: Double hyphens in variable names.

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: Double hyphens in variable names.
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 12:56:46 -0600
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Lute Kamstra wrote:

What is the significance of a double hyphen in a symbol name anyway?

I suspect it was someone's attempt to emulate Common Lisp's use of

a colon between a package name and a symbol name without actually
implying that a package system exists in Emacs Lisp.  Blech,
get rid of them!

Kevin Rodgers

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