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Re: [NonGNU ELPA] New package: latex-table-wizard

From: Philip Kaludercic
Subject: Re: [NonGNU ELPA] New package: latex-table-wizard
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2022 10:01:25 +0000

<tomas@tuxteam.de> writes:

> On Fri, Dec 16, 2022 at 09:37:23PM +0000, Philip Kaludercic wrote:
>> Enrico Flor <enrico@eflor.net> writes:
>> > Thank you so much for your comments!  I implemented your many
>> > suggestions wrt. the code.  I must say I didn't use to have all the
>> > backquotes but then I read somewhere that you should prefer
>> >
>> >   `(,x ,y)
>> >
>> > over
>> >
>> >   (list x y)
> [...]
>> I cannot think of why, after all
>>   (macroexpand-all '`(,a ,b ,c)) => (list a b c)
> I think it's a question of style. As you, Philip, note downthread, I
> usually decide on whether I see [1] the context as "data with some
> interspersed (live) values" (think "json with variable interpolation"
> or as "program". Lisp itself is ambiguous about that :-)

In that case I agree that backquoting is more convenient, I was just
specifically referring to the case where every single element of a flat
list is unquoted or is self-evaluating.

> Cheers
> [1] and want to convey to my readers

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