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Re: t and nil in pure memory?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: t and nil in pure memory?
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 13:19:47 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> I will spend the time to make unintern give an error for t and nil.
>> Please don't.  It's not just your time, it's the CPU time of everyone.
>> There are *many* ways for the user to shoot herself in the foot and make
>> her Emacs session completely unusable.  We're not going to start and try
>> and catch every one of them.  It's a waste of everyone's time and energy.
> unintern isn't exactly on the fast path.

I don't care if it is.  It's extra code to compile, load, run, and
maintain, and no extra feature for the user.  I.e. pure bloat.


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