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Re: Arbitrary function: find the number(s) of expected arguments
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Eli Zaretskii |
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Re: Arbitrary function: find the number(s) of expected arguments |
Date: |
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 18:47:03 +0200 |
> From: Philipp Stephani <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2016 16:34:55 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>
> > (g 10 202 30) => error -> "Wrong number of arguments"
> >
> > This cannot be detected without evaluating the function.
>
> Are we discussing the usefulness of the function, or are we discussing
> how best to implement it?
>
>
> We are discussing for which cases it can be implemented. It can be
> implemented and would be useful for a
> wide range of functions, such as those defined with defun. It cannot be
> implemented for functions like g; that's
> just a limitation we have to live with.
That's one possibility. Another is that the implementation will be
able to find out the truth, just like the Lisp interpreter does.
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