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bug#25154: 25.1; Bindings in cl-letf are in reverse order


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#25154: 25.1; Bindings in cl-letf are in reverse order
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:09:45 +0200

> From: Philipp Stephani <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:41:16 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden, Alex <address@hidden>
> 
>  > Isn't it true that the order of evaluation in a 'let' is unspecified?
>  > If you want a particular order, use 'let*'.
>  Right, the order of evaluation in a let is up to the implementation. A 
> program
>  should not rely on such details.
>  The same statement should apply to cl-letf.
> 
> I think that should be mentioned explicitly in the manuals: given that the 
> order of value evaluations is specified,
> people might expect the same for the bindings themselves.

I agree, patches to that effect are welcome.  (AFAICT, the manual
tries to say that already, but the wording could be more explicit.)





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