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Re: [RFC] refactoring DEFUN

From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: Re: [RFC] refactoring DEFUN
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2013 06:18:38 -0700
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On 3/25/2013 4:56 AM, Dmitry Antipov wrote:
> Although C preprocessor can't transform the text too much, it's
> still possible to use concatenation to avoid silly typing like:
> DEFUN ("foo", Ffoo, Sfoo, ...)

I really don't mind the way it is now. Adding a subr isn't a particularly common

> and use:
> DEFUN ("foo", foo, ...)
> instead. The core change is simple, but the obvious rest is ~450K
> uncompressed (99.9% was generated by elisp program, BTW).

I'd prefer to keep it the old way --- it preserves greppability. The new way
involves a lot more magic, and I don't think it buys us much maintainability
because changing buildin function names is rare.

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