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Re: Towards a cleaner build: other output

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Towards a cleaner build: other output
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:40:02 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> Right, but the intent is for them to be used from IELM, rather than
> from anywhere else.  They "bleed" out of IELM because of the way IELM
> is implemented.


>> and you can describe-variable them: [...] Which seems nice...
> Indeed you can, but I'm not sure it's that important.
> I think turning those (defvar * nil) to (defvar *) would be fine: the
> global value is always nil anyway, AFAICT.

It is...  And I think probably nobody would ever type in ** without
knowing what it is, so having a doc string there isn't really that

So I'll just go ahead and devariabilise them.

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