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Re: Are two symbols `equal' iff they are `eq'?
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Eli Zaretskii |
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Re: Are two symbols `equal' iff they are `eq'? |
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Sun, 09 Aug 2015 18:19:11 +0300 |
> From: Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2015 17:10:06 +0200
>
> tail_recurse:
> QUIT;
> if (EQ (o1, o2))
> return 1;
>
> >From the capitalization I would guess that QUIT is a C macro. From its
> name I would guess that anything after it is irrelevant;-). Well,
> joking aside, I found its definition in the source; do I get it right
> that it quits if something like C-g happens?
Yes.
> If yes, I'd be curious why it is here.
To allow the user to interrupt a (potentially) long operation.
> Apart from that, it seems that I was right: `equal' for
> symbols just calls `eq' (C EQ, not Lisp eq, to be more precise).
What else could it possibly do?
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