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Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r117987: * internals.texi (Stack-allocated Objec

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r117987: * internals.texi (Stack-allocated Objects): Describe this feature.
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:29:39 +0300

> Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:15:34 -0700
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Regardless of whether we use declaration-style macros, there is one 
> thing I'd like to change: the macro names.

Yes, the names are not helpful.

> These macros are not about *scope*; they are about *lifetime*.  How
> about the prefix "auto_" (from the C keyword 'auto') rather than
> "scope_"?  Or maybe "block_" because it's block lifetime?  ("auto_"
> is shorter....)

Or maybe "alloca_*", as in alloca_string, alloca_list1, etc.

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