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Re: inferior-lisp mode indenting problem

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: inferior-lisp mode indenting problem
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 10:29:08 +0000
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Jesper Harder <address@hidden> wrote on Fri, 15 Aug 2003 01:30:38 +0200:
> Lowell <address@hidden> writes:

>> The auto-indenting of 'if' clauses in inferior-lisp mode is not
>> working properly. It does:
>> (if test
>>      then
>>    else)

> This is the way `if' should be indented in Lisp.

This is the way that `if' _is_ indented in Emacs Lisp.  This is helpful
in separating the `then' (which is a single form) from the `else' (which
is several forms).

But what does _should_ mean here?  Who says?  What's the authority?

Alan Mackenzie (Munich, Germany)
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