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Re: Byte-compilation of custom themes

From: Basil L. Contovounesios
Subject: Re: Byte-compilation of custom themes
Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 21:03:58 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> While I generally prefer to use #' where applicable, I have resisted the
> temptation to use it in keymaps because I have found it leads to
> "spurious" warnings more often than in other contexts (and the impact
> of an invalid binding is also less serious than a call to
> a non-existing function).

Good point, thanks!

> Also, to me #'f means "the function bound to this symbol" whereas 'f
> means "the symbol f", and in key-bindings I really want to use "the
> symbol" rather than "the associated function" because `C-h m` gives poor
> results when keys are bound to lambda expressions.  It's a rather
> "philosophical" argument, tho.

Agreed; too bad I live for philosophical discourse. ;)


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