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bug#5971: 23.1.95; `delete' modifies default value instead of buffer-loc

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#5971: 23.1.95; `delete' modifies default value instead of buffer-local value
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 18:05:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.95 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> Why? (You're not helping, just being evasive.) Why should modification of a
> buffer-local value also modify the default value?

delete works by side effect.  If you don't want this use remove.

> If this is not a product bug, it is at least a doc bug.

Delete by side effect any occurrences of ELT as a member of SEQ.

Pretty clear description.


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