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Re: Update of pcase docs for the elisp manual

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Update of pcase docs for the elisp manual
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 13:10:47 -0500
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>   - Is there any way we can get rid of the phrases QPattern and UPattern?
>     There's decades of prior literature on pattern matching in functional
>     languages, and none of them use "QPattern" and "UPattern". We're inventing
>     terms that make no sense at all to newcomers, except for the single-letter
>     correspondence with "quoted" and "unquoted". What if we just call them
>     "quoted patterns" and "unquoted patterns", if that is what we mean?

FWIW, in the current docsring of pcase I just call unquoted patterns
"patterns" (what an idea, eh?), but I still use "QPAT" in the part that
describes the backquote pattern.


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