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Re: progress reporting again

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: progress reporting again
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 17:03:36 -0700
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Paul Pogonyshev wrote:
> Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > > This is very strange, because I don't get this neither with
> > > your file, nor with a locally created junk/test file.  Can
> > > you please try to understand what's wrong?  Since it doesn't
> > > complain about `dotimes-with-progress-reporter' being unknown,
> > > the macro is evaluated.  But it fails to expand it...
> >
> > No, it's not expanded. Evaluation of the arguments takes place before the > > funcall, so you first get the `row' error before even getting a chance to
> > complain that the "function" dotimes-with-progress-reporter is a macro.
> Interesting.  I didn't know this.  My knowledge of Elisp is mostly
> based on practice, so I sometimes miss details.

M-: (info "(elisp)Function Forms") RET

Kevin Rodgers

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