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Re: About `autoload-do-load'


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: About `autoload-do-load'
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:28:18 -0500
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Yes, function value and function cell are equivalent in this context.
> 
> Not quite: a "cell" is a place somewhere in memory that can contain
> a value.  So the "function cell" of a symbol *holds* (as opposed to
> "is") a "function value".

But the way the phrase was being used in the documentation in question 
doesn't distinguish these two concepts.

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Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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