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Re: Bugs in newly added completion capabilities.

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Bugs in newly added completion capabilities.
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 13:36:33 +0900

2005/7/1, Richard M. Stallman <address@hidden>:
> Let's recall how this came up: as a side effect of the change to allow
> symbols as the car of cons cells in an alist.  We could allow symbols
> when they come from the car of an element, and not allow them when
> they don't come from there.

I think it's only ambiguous if you used symbols in a _mixed_ list --
one with both plain symbols and cons-cells with a symbol as their car.
 If the elements of the list are consistently one or the other, the
pattern (lambda (arg ...) ...) can never occur.

Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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