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Re: lexicons

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: lexicons
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:41:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> When writing Emacs Lisp, I'm annoyed that I'm typing `gnus-summary-foo'
> all the time, but I'm happy that grep reliably finds all code that calls
> `gnus-summary-foo', and that when I'm reading code, I know immediately
> what function that's being called, context-free.

Exactly my point.  Except that I'm not *that* annoyed to type long
names.  (I mean, are you all seriously annoyed by this?)

With less readable context-free names, a non-CS-educated guy like me
would never have groked the basics of Emacs Lisp writing.

Oh wait!  Maybe that's an argument _for_ namespaces ;)


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