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Re: Replacement for `aput' from obsolete assoc.el?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Replacement for `aput' from obsolete assoc.el?
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2012 15:50:20 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>> This is essential. A lot of packages store settings in alists, and there
>> is no handy function to alter the values inside those. 
> It's precisely for this reason that XEmacs recommends plists over
> alists.  Nobody will shoot you for using an alist, but plists do have
> a better API.

Hmm... would you care to give some example?

        Stefan "who doesn't like plists much, but must recognize he's not
                very familiar with their API"

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