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Re: [Gcl-devel] omitting duplicates in apropos and apropos-list

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] omitting duplicates in apropos and apropos-list
Date: 10 Feb 2003 14:36:50 -0500

Hello again, and thanks!  Your patch has been committed.  

Take care,

John Paul Wallington <address@hidden> writes:

> Camm Maguire wrote:
> >  I think someone else on the list had earlier investigated and
> >  determined that the existing behavior was what was called for by
> >  the spec.
> The hyperspec says:
> "Because a symbol might be available by way of more than one inheritance 
> path, 
> apropos might print information about the same symbol more than once, or 
> apropos-list might return a list containing duplicate symbols."
> I think that means implementations purporting to conform might return
> duplicates (and that users cannot act too suprised if that happens) or
> they might suppress duplicates.  The patch mimics what GNU CLISP does.

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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