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Re: elisp code to list interactive functions

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: elisp code to list interactive functions
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 03:08:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

> Nope.  I did provide a patch which introduced a separate type for
> obarrays, but it come with some rough corners, and in any case it
> introduces a backward incompatibility with fairly limited advantages, so
> it's not clear it's a good idea.
> But until such a thing is done, we can't reliably distinguish an obarray
> from a vector.

The advantages are fairly limited, but it feels like obarrays are such a
strange little corner of Emacs Lisp, and it'd be really cool to have it,
like, becoming a more well-behaved citizen.

> This said, an obarray is fundamentally unordered, so it would be odd for
> `seq.el` to support it.

Er, yes.  `map-filter' er could support it, though (if it could
distinguish it).

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