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bug#31441: 26; doc of functions `(lax-)plist-get'

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#31441: 26; doc of functions `(lax-)plist-get'
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 21:14:42 +0200
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Pip Cet <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 2:44 PM Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I've now done these things, except that (weirdly enough) lax-plist-get
>> is not like plist-get in all other respects -- plist-get will never
>> signal an error, while lax-plist-get may signal an error if PLIST isn't
>> a valid plist.  *sigh*
> How is that weird? `plist-get' might, once in a while, be useful to
> call on potentially malicious data. Fequal isn't, so `lax-plist-get'
> cannot be, either.

The *sigh* was in that lax-plist-get is strict in interpreting PLIST
while plist-get is lax in interpreting PLIST.  :-)

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