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Re: Simple reconfigure

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Simple reconfigure
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 15:05:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

Arun Isaac <address@hidden> skribis:

> address@hidden writes:
>> I call these "cons traps" because the first thing our new user may do is
>> add a file system or user and be greeted by a scheme error ...
>> Wrong number of arguments to #<procedure cons (_ _)>
>> WDYT of replacing all these uses of cons with cons*? - George
> I think we should use append and list instead of cons or cons*. The
> meaning of append is more self-evident to someone new to lisp. Why not
> avoid cons just like we already avoid car, cdr, etc.?

Yeah I agree.


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