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Re: hash-table-{to, from}-alist

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: hash-table-{to, from}-alist
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 11:47:25 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 12:30:10 -0400 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote: 

>> + ** Hashtables can be printed and read back directly.  The feature
>> + 'hashtable-print-readable identifies this new functionality.

SM> Good.

>> + Hashtables are printed as alists, but with some hashtable-specific
>> + properties and the actual data as an alist in a data property.  Be
>> + aware the test property could have a bogus value when it is read back,
>> + if the symbol it refers to doesn't exist.

SM> Superfluous.  Don't forget: the NEWS is already too long usually.
SM> It's just there to advertize (and warn of) new features.  The details
SM> are in the manul and the docstrings.

OK.  Can you or someone else commit the short version plus the featurep
fix as Andreas suggested earlier?  I won't be able to commit until
tomorrow, unfortunately, and I hate to see the build broken.  Also there
are two new Emacs bugs related to this that can then be closed.


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