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Re: Interactive hat. (Patch)

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Interactive hat. (Patch)
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 20:22:53 +0000
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Hi, Miles!

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 07:50:01AM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> > + * Non-string Interactive::  Non-string equivalents of the letter-codes.

> The phrase "non-string interactive" sounds kind of awkward to
> me... maybe something like "evaluated interactive forms" or "code
> interactive forms" might be better...

But also more confusing.  "non-string" is at least accurate.  There's no
compelling reason a non-string form MUST be evaluated.  It could
conceivably be a constant list which has been evaluated at compile time,
for example.  OK, maybe that's too implausible.

Maybe a compromise would be better, leaving the node name, but amending
the comment.  Say:

* Non-string Interactive::  Explicitly evaluated equivalents of the 

, or something like that.

> -Miles

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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