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Re: [PATCH] Fix (letrec ((ignore)))

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix (letrec ((ignore)))
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:25:09 -0800
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>>>>> Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:

> I should have checked before writing my last contribution, but (let ((foo)
> ...) ...) is actually documented as permissible in the Elisp manual.

> That weakens considerably the case for making it invalid.

Perhaps this is a bug both in the code and the manual?  What say others?

>> Is also accepted as a "do nothing" block, when it should give an error
>> about a missing value.

> Outch, that's confusing.

Yes, I'd like to achieve consistency here, if it's not going to harm things.

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