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Re: eww

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: eww
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:57:00 -0500

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    > I am pretty sure that etags can't see the definition of the variable
    > that define-alternatives defines.  It scans textually and can't
    > recognize macros unless it is specifically taught about them.

    etags treats all toplevel forms with a symbol starting with "def" as
    defining a word, and registers the next word as a tag.

Right.  And the tag it registers is the next symbol.

So  (define-alternatives web ...)
will define web as a tag
but won't define web-alternative as a tag.

Dr Richard Stallman
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