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Re: Improving aesthetics & readability of backquote

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Improving aesthetics & readability of backquote
Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 19:19:41 -0400

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Backquote is a well-known construct, a de-facto standard since over 40
years ago.  For a while, backquote in Emacs Lisp was incompatible with
the standard, because I was trying to keep the code small.  But in the
90s we changed Emacs Lisp to fit the standard.

To change it is unthinkable.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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