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Re: /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r112347: * doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi

From: Leo Liu
Subject: Re: /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r112347: * doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi (defcustom, defun, simplified-beginning-of-buffer, defvar, Building Robots, Review, save-excursion): `defun' and `defcustom' are now macros rather than special forms. (Bug#13853)
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 23:37:10 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (OS X 10.8.3)

On 2013-04-22 22:19 +0800, Dmitry Gutov wrote:
> Which sentence? Every hunk in that changeset contains the words
> "special form".
> Most of the discussion here had to do with whether any Elisp macro can
> be called a special form. Apparently not:
> ELISP> (special-form-p 'let)
> t
> ELISP> (special-form-p 'defun)
> nil

Don't know what has changed in trunk though since I can only use the
latest stable release. Anyway it seems concepts have been conflated.


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