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Re: Separating obarray handling from abbrevs

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Separating obarray handling from abbrevs
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:40:22 +0100
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Przemysław Wojnowski <address@hidden> writes:

> John Wiegley <address@hidden> writes:
>> I like it. I'm not a big fan of the name "obarray-foreach", since we're just
>> choosing a different name for "map", without much existing precedent for 
>> doing
>> so. I'd prefer "obarray-map".
> I was thinking about "map" suffix, but decided not to used it, because
> "map" functions return something meaningful and this one only nil. :-|

mapc returns nothing meaningful (the original sequence) as opposed to
mapcar.  You could return the original obarray.  I'm not sure that's
much more useful than nil, however.

David Kastrup

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