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Re: canonical name ending "-p"


From: Tom Rauchenwald
Subject: Re: canonical name ending "-p"
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 19:20:23 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

ken <address@hidden> writes:

> Lots of things in elisp end in "-p"... is there some particular meaning
> in this?

It means predicate. Functions ending in -p return either t or nil, and
variables ending in -p contain either t or nil.

-tom

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