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Re: Change of Lisp syntax for "fancy" quotes in Emacs 27?

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: Change of Lisp syntax for "fancy" quotes in Emacs 27?
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2018 16:31:11 -0500

On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 12:37 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2018 10:36:49 -0500
>> > The middle line would require Emacs to do a fuzzy search for similar
>> > symbols, which may be too much.
>> OCaml does this (but at compile time).  Do we have a way to delay the fuzzy 
>> search to the point when the error message is displayed?  Otherwise we'll 
>> pay the price of the search even if the error is then swallowed by a 
>> condition-case.
> Isn't this premature optimization?

I think the check fits nicely into command-error-default-function
though. Attaching a quick proof-of-concept (handles only a single
curved quote at the beginning of symbol name). We would want something
also for the byte-compiler.

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