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Re: macro-replacement with quotes

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: macro-replacement with quotes
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2016 23:26:46 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.13; emacs

On 2016-01-24, at 22:56, Phillip Lord <> wrote:

> Is it possible to build a list within a macro which contains backquote,
> quote or comma symbols in it?
> Specifically, I was thinking of building a macro which expands to a
> pcase form, but I need the ` symbol in the expansion.

I'm not sure whether this would help (I know next to nothing about
pcase), but would \` and \, suffice for you?

If I do M-: (read) and type `(a ,b), I get (\` (a (\, b))), which seems
to be equivalent to `(a ,b) in terms of `eval'.  Dunno about pcase,

> Phil


Marcin Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

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