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Re: Guile Emacs: Elisp nil/t and Guile #nil/#t

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Guile Emacs: Elisp nil/t and Guile #nil/#t
Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2013 17:23:41 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Taylan Ulrich B.) writes:

> Hi,
> It occurred to me that nil and t are basically just symbols in Elisp,
> just with some magical properties.  Like any symbol, they respond to
> symbolp, have a plist, value and symbol slot (although the value slot is
> immutable), etc.  They're self-quoting, so 'nil and 't also just return
> nil and t.  Nasty stuff.  Given all that, the #nil and #t values of
> Guile are obviously not nearly interchangeable.  Did anyone already have
> a solution in mind?

Solution for what problem?

I'm mostly just lurking on the Guile lists these days, but I did work a
while back on the Scheme/Elisp area, so I'm interested to understand the


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