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Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs
Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 16:23:34 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 09:03:49 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden
> > 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.

You expect the _name_ to tell you all that??  Then what do you think
of C library functions like realpath or stpcpy or strpbrk or rpmatch?

Let's not exaggerate, it is only useful if you want to present an
argument ad absurdum.  The world of programming is full of obscure
acronyms, and there's nothing we can do about that.

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