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Re: Executing function only if another function is defined

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Executing function only if another function is defined
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 13:45:26 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

carlmarcos--- via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor wrote:

>>> (defun docboost (fname doc-boost)
>>>  "Appends a string to the documentation of a function.
>>> FNAME     Name of function
>>> DOC-BOOST Documentation"
>> Nice!
>> It should be automated to appear like that by default and
>> automatically, and incorrect docstrings shouldn't not just be
>> "considered" bugs, they should be bugs ...
> What don't you agree with exactly? The docstring in the
> function definition would only be a brief description.
> If additional information in required, that can be added
> later, as not to encumber the function with too much text
> before one can start seeing the implementation.


>> I don't see why not?
> In case there is a superior way to test whether the function
> was defined.

Uhm ... is there a difference between the questions "is
X a function" and "is X defined as a function"?

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