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Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs
Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 09:03:49 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Renaming 'concat' seems also like spurious inconvenience in the name
> of rigidity -- the Lisp equivalent of bureaucratese.

Funny, I find `concat` a perfect example of a bad name because it
doesn't say what it is that it's concatenating nor how.

If I try to imagine myself a "fresh new Elisp programmer" I can't
intuitively know which of `append` or `concat` does what I want.


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