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Re: Three questions about pcase for Stefan

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Three questions about pcase for Stefan
Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 16:45:20 +0100
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> > 2.  Do you think we can already bury the old deprecated special
> > behavior of the atoms nil and t as patterns?
> Far from that.  IIUC, it's even still used in a GNU ELPA package.
> We'll have to live with it for a reasonably long time.

Mmh, ok.

> And to tell you the truth, I don't think it's a great idea to make nil
> and t match themselves.

Why?  It would be quite useful in practice, and fit perfectly into the
rest of the semantics.  Of course one can still quote them...


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