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Re: Generality of defvar

From: carlmarcos
Subject: Re: Generality of defvar
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 01:10:31 +0200 (CEST)

Jul 26, 2022, 23:01 by

> carlmarcos--- via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor
> <> writes:
>> Have been looking into defvar and noticed the generality of its use
>> (defvar aname t)
>> (defvar bname nil)
>> (defvar cname 1)
>> (defvar dname "text")
>> Then I can do
>> (when aname (setq debug-on-error t))
>> (when bname (setq debug-on-error nil))
>> Is this correct?
> You can /do/ it, but what do you /want/ to archive?
Want to use a defvar to enable or disable some functionality using `when', such 
as enabling error diagnostics with the command  

(when myopt (setq debug-on-error t))

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