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bug#27584: 26.0.50; alist-get: Add optional arg TESTFN


From: Tino Calancha
Subject: bug#27584: 26.0.50; alist-get: Add optional arg TESTFN
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:19:04 +0900 (JST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.20 (DEB 67 2015-01-07)



On Wed, 12 Jul 2017, Michael Heerdegen wrote:

Tino Calancha <address@hidden> writes:

address@hidden alist-get key alist &optional default remove
[...]
-This is a generalized variable (@pxref{Generalized Variables}) that
+The return value is a generalized variable (@pxref{Generalized

I don't think this is good wording.  When `alist-get' returns 1, do we
really want to call `1' a generalized variable?

What is settable is the place (expression), so I think we instead call
the expression of the function call "generalized variable".
thank you, agreed.
I will keep the original:
'This is a generalized variable ...'
instead of:
'The return value is a ...'

I will push it in a few days if there are no issues to address.
Tino





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