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Thu, 28 Oct 2010 00:14:39 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)
Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:
> I have a program that calls (read-elisp) in a loop, to read in a BBDB
> file. When it gets to the end of the file, the next (read-elisp) throws
> an error (wrong type arg, pair expected), and the attached patch makes
> it return '*eoi* instead.
> Is that correct?
‘get-lexer/1’ can return '*eoi*, so yes, I think.
> Is *eoi* better than #<eof> here?
I don’t think so, since it’s the result returned by ‘read-elisp’, whose
callers shouldn’t see '*eoi*. So I think ‘get-expression’ should return
the EOF object when it encounters '*eoi*.
Besides, you might want to check if it’s fixed in the elisp branch, who