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Re: Loading an output from prin1 (savehist bug).

From: Johan Bockgård
Subject: Re: Loading an output from prin1 (savehist bug).
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 15:52:57 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> I think those uses of prin1 really call for some way to reliably
> print data in a lisp-readable form. I.e. a variant of prin1 (or a
> way to tell prin1) that ignores print-depth and friends and which
> signals an error when it encounters an element that it can't print
> readably (e.g. a marker, a hash table, ...).

How about a `print-readably' variable? XEmacs has one, Common Lisp has


In fact savehist already binds `print-readably'.

Johan Bockgård

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