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Re: Emacs 25.0.04: Feature Request: Make called-interactively-p's argume

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Emacs 25.0.04: Feature Request: Make called-interactively-p's argument optional
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2016 20:10:02 -0400

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  > > Telling people to ignore the choice, or choose at random, while
  > > the choice is still necessary, would not be better design.

  > That is an argument for never allowing optional parameters to
  > functions.

Only in certain special cases, where the omission of the argument
is a pitfall for specific reasons.

I am not sure what is right to do here, and I don't want to study the
issue enough to reach a conclusion.  So I don't have views about what
we should do.  I just disagreed with a particular argument.

Dr Richard Stallman
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