[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Do shorthands break basic tooling (tags, grep, etc)? (was Re: Shorth

From: João Távora
Subject: Re: Do shorthands break basic tooling (tags, grep, etc)? (was Re: Shorthands have landed on master)
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 08:24:27 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

> Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se> writes:
>> On a separate note, but related to my misgivings:  If this really is
>> mostly about s.el, dash.el and f.el, I think it is problem that this
>> is featured so prominently in the ELisp manual.  To my eyes, what we
>> have now is basically an implicit recommendation and a statement that
>> it is unproblematic for general use.  I believe there is a clear risk
>> that users will use this feature in ways that many of us AFAIU (from
>> reading this thread) would expressly rather avoid.
> Yes, making the manual less enthusiastic about this sounds like a good
> idea to me.

I don't care, go ahead.  Make it less enthusiastic about advice,
function pointers and macros while you're at it.

But really, if you want to add some sentences about caveats and grep
woes, go ahead, that's reasonable.  ...or delete the whole section, as I
said I don't care.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]