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Re: Bugs in newly added completion capabilities.

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Bugs in newly added completion capabilities.
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2005 10:34:15 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

And the lambda always has 3 args in this context, so (lambda nil ...)
will never occur.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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