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

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: cl-functions do not honor common-lisp-indent-function
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:20:40 +0100
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Helmut Eller <address@hidden> writes:

> 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?
Are you going to use cl-* symbols in your scheme or common-lisp files ?
I don't think so, so what will change in the indentation of your
common-lisp files ? Nothing.

>> 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.
> Helmut

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