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Re: list of elisp primitives ?

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: list of elisp primitives ?
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 07:34:56 +0900

> On Dec 22, 2019, at 23:56, Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden>
> writes:
>> That's 1290 functions...
>> The reference seems to have 1608 functions and 294 commands, so those
>> primitives are not even a "useful subset" of emacs lisp functions...
>> I guess that was a naïve idea. So I'll just have to go through the
>> reference and try to find myself a minimaly useful subset (which is
>> what the Intro should be about, btw.)
> The Elisp manual describes the most relevant functions for each topic.

Which is not a minimally useful subset. Also, the description is not always 
reader-friendly. Cf. my earlier comment about `unwind-protect' and the way it's 
described in the reference. Even after reading the docstrings I can't 
understand the description.

Jean-Christophe Helary
http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune

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