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Re: Interactive hat.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Interactive hat.
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:30:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.91 (gnu/linux)

>> The ability to use a symbol property for that is a hack that can come
>> in handy at times, but it's still just a hack.

> I don't think so.  It is the standard canonical use of symbol
> properties.  A quick bit of grepping reveals 4278 uses of `put'.  Of the
> ones in the first 100 or so, they all look recording properties of the
> function rather than the symbol itself.

And they're all hacks (some of them a bit less so because the property
is actually installed as part of the symbol's definition (I'm thinking
of the `declare' thingy in macros used to set the indent and edebug


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