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Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs
Date: Sat, 2 May 2020 18:03:59 +0300
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On 02.05.2020 17:18, João Távora wrote:
As Philippe himself has pointed out, there's the trade-off between
convey information and a long-a$$ name, for example. So we
_can_  use that as argument, in the opposite part of the spectrum.
I for one think that expecting names to tell us everything, or
even a lot, is naive, a losing battle.  And, yes, naming_is_  hard
it's one of the 2 hard ones along with cache invalidation and

Can we agree, though, that 'concat' and 'append' are too far from the "long-a🐍🐍" end of the spectrum?

I hesitate to propose a renaming because there's a lot of history, but just having a string-concat alias could improve the situation.

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