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Re: Indentation of def*

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Indentation of def*
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 15:22:39 +0200
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Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> writes:

> But I conjecture it will almost never happen anyway -- that people
> break the line there so rarely that it hardly qualifies as a problem.

It happens all the time.  Consider:

(let ((not-default

(Note different indentation of the two values.)

> That's true.  The convention of macros called `with-...' macros
> started in the 1990s, I think.
> I suggest we look at adding a few more indentation heuristics.
> We could start with `with-...'

The introduction of the `with-*' macros, added three decades ago without
any such heuristic, shows that these heuristics aren't necessary (or

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