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bug#22748: 24.5; (elisp) `Type Predicates': Repeat the rule from `Coding


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#22748: 24.5; (elisp) `Type Predicates': Repeat the rule from `Coding Conventions'
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2016 20:52:03 +0200

> Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2016 10:23:32 -0800 (PST)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> 
> (elisp) `Coding Conventions' makes clear that a predicate name that has
> multiple words should end in `-p', not just `p'.  This should also be
> made clear in node `Type Predicates', which currently says only this
> about the naming:
> 
>   Following a general Lisp convention for predicate functions, most type
>   predicates=A1=AF names end with =A1=AEp=A1=AF.
> 
> And that node should have a cross reference to node `Coding
> Conventions', which details the "general Lisp convention for predicate
> functions" that it refers to.

"Coding Conventions" are about future code; "Type Predicates" describe
the reality.  These two are not necessarily identical.

Closing.





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