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[Guile-commits] GNU Guile branch, master, updated. release_1-9-14-97-gc5

From: Julian Graham
Subject: [Guile-commits] GNU Guile branch, master, updated. release_1-9-14-97-gc5fc8f8
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 08:34:10 +0000

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commit c5fc8f8c5645b3ebd1d38320b524ea8ef2480c77
Author: Julian Graham <address@hidden>
Date:   Wed Jan 26 03:32:48 2011 -0500

    Additional documentation for symbol manipulation functions.
    * doc/ref/api-data.texi (Symbol Primitives): Document `symbol',
      `list->symbol', and `symbol-append'.


Summary of changes:
 doc/ref/api-data.texi |   32 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/ref/api-data.texi b/doc/ref/api-data.texi
index e9d40bf..4835f30 100755
--- a/doc/ref/api-data.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/api-data.texi
@@ -4864,7 +4864,37 @@ strings returned by this procedure.
 Most symbols are created by writing them literally in code.  However it
 is also possible to create symbols programmatically using the following
address@hidden>symbol} and @code{string-ci->symbol} procedures:
address@hidden {Scheme Procedure} symbol address@hidden
address@hidden symbol
+Return a newly allocated symbol made from the given character arguments.
+(symbol #\x #\y #\z) @result{} xyz
address@hidden example
address@hidden deffn
address@hidden {Scheme Procedure} list->symbol lst
address@hidden list->symbol
+Return a newly allocated symbol made from a list of characters.
+(list->symbol '(#\a #\b #\c)) @result{} abc
address@hidden example
address@hidden deffn
address@hidden symbol-append
address@hidden {Scheme Procedure} symbol-append . args
+Return a newly allocated symbol whose characters form the
+concatenation of the given symbols, @var{args}.
+(let ((h 'hello))
+  (symbol-append h 'world))
address@hidden helloworld
address@hidden example
address@hidden deffn
 @rnindex string->symbol
 @deffn {Scheme Procedure} string->symbol string

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