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Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r114593: * lisp.h (eassert): Don't use 'assume'.

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r114593: * lisp.h (eassert): Don't use 'assume'.
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2013 00:24:49 +0900

Stefan Monnier writes:

 > At the same time, this is all a tempest in a teapot: the difference
 > is minuscule either way.

Not if people start sprinkling assume() all over the place.  It
becomes one more thing to check, and because implementations differ,
you'll have to check your particular compiler's implementation and
whether it changes behavior when it encounters that particular

I really can't think of a more mischievous coding practice.

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