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Re: if-let/if-let*/and-let/..

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: if-let/if-let*/and-let/..
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2018 10:02:25 +0200

> From: Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2018 23:24:28 +0100
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > I don't see why would that be a mess.  Two APIs that produce the same
> > effect in some cases, but not in others, are nothing new.
> What is new, however, is that having two different APIs doesn't make any
> sense here.

I don't think it's new ;-)

And it probably did make sense when the foo-let* were introduced.
It's just in retrospect that it doesn't.

> > So I think this is what we should do on the release branch.
> If you don't object to unite the two APIs in master, I'm ok with that
> decision.  However, I then would like to change the NEWS entry in the
> release branch so that it doesn't mention the new foo-let* names,
> because these will be only synonyms for foo-let in subsequent releases,
> and letting NEWS introduce them now as something different would only
> cause confusion.

Fine with me, thanks.

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