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Re: cl-functions do not honor common-lisp-indent-function

From: Helmut Eller
Subject: Re: cl-functions do not honor common-lisp-indent-function
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:57:48 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, Dec 26 2012, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> Helmut Eller writes:
>  > Those cl-* symbols have no (predefined) meaning for Common Lisp so
>  > shouldn't be in cl-indent.el; for the same reason there shouldn't be
>  > rules for save-excursion or condition-case.
> That is irrelevant.

Why?  Why should common-lisp-indent-function, by default, implement
something other than the Common Lisp conventions?  Should
scheme-indent-function also support Emacs Lisp macros like cl-flet?

> If the user thinks of these symbols as equivalent
> to "real" Common Lisp standard symbols, then the user has every right
> to ask Emacs to treat them as Common Lisp symbols.

An Emacs Lisp user or for that matter a Scheme user has not "every
right" to dictate the indentation rules for Common Lisp users.


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