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Re: Percent sign in message

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Percent sign in message
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 10:07:55 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>> Why don't you use (message "%s" whatever)?
>> Well, we have had enough "idiots" asking this question by now that it
>> would not seem amiss to mention this idiom in DOC-string and/or Elisp
>> manual entry.  It does not seem immediately obvious.

Of course, we could also add a compiler warning whenever we see
(message <exp>) and <exp> is not a constant string.


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