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Re: add-hook versus custom-set-variables

From: Tomas Zerolo
Subject: Re: add-hook versus custom-set-variables
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 06:37:29 +0100
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On Thu, Dec 29, 2005 at 02:12:40PM -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > Thanks for the explanation. There's a lot of strange things in
> > elisp--mostly around compilation and evaluation--that I don't understand
> > and every little bit helps.  Maybe another reading of these sections in
> > the elisp manual will make more sense now.
> Actually this difference between macros and functions applies to 99% of
> all languages.

Yes, but for a big proportion of those 99% your theorem applies trivially
(there are no macros), and for the rest... in most of thenm macros look
so utterly different from the rest of the language that this is a

The Lisp way of macros is a very special beast indeed.

-- tomas

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