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Re: `save-excursion' defeated by `set-buffer'


From: Antoine Levitt
Subject: Re: `save-excursion' defeated by `set-buffer'
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 09:29:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

17/03/11 08:10, rusi
> On Mar 17, 8:46 am, rusi <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Lua?
>> <snipped>
>> Anyhow -- dunno if this -- elisp-obsolescence -- is the main/real cruft...
>
> In particular, this thread's topic itself -- save-excursion, set-
> buffer -- does it have anything specifically 'lispy' about it?  How
> would a non-lisp language obviate this kind of problem except for the
> advantages of starting over?

He was just kidding. :)

(FWIW, from my limited experience, the "advantages" of starting over are
extremely relative.)




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