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Re: Separating obarray handling from abbrevs

From: Ken Raeburn
Subject: Re: Separating obarray handling from abbrevs
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 23:27:33 -0500

> On Nov 10, 2015, at 15:54, Przemysław Wojnowski <address@hidden> wrote:
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> JohnW> I'd prefer "obarray-map".
>> We have map-char-table and map-keymap, so I'd suggest map-obarray for
>> consistency.
> FWIW I would also prefer "obarray-map" for the same reason, but to be
> consistent with other obarray functions - all would start consistently
> with "obarray-", which would make them easily "completable" and
> discoverable.

It seems to be common practice, though, for object creation functions to be 
named “make-THING” (or “PACKAGE-make-THING”) rather than “THING-make”.  So, 
“make-obarray” is probably preferable to “obarray-make”.


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