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Re: What's your favourite *under_publicized* editing feature ofEmacs?

From: TheFlyingDutchman
Subject: Re: What's your favourite *under_publicized* editing feature ofEmacs?
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 14:51:38 -0800 (PST)
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On Mar 1, 5:52 am, Cthun <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 01/03/2011 4:27 AM, David Kastrup wrote:
> > Cthun<address@hidden>  writes:
> >> What does your classic unsubstantiated and erroneous claim have to do
> >> with Lisp, Kastrup? It is well known that it is all-caps languages
> >> like COBOL and BASIC that cause brain damage, Kastrup.
> > Today's Common Lisp is just as case insensitive as those.
> Except that it's not called "COMMON LISP", Kastrup.
Because it is not an acronymn, Cthun.  COBOL and BASIC are not
capitalized to do how their language handles case but because they are

COBOL - COmmon Business-Oriented Language
BASIC - Beginner's All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

Acronyms are all-caps, whereas words are only capitalized, Cthun.

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