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Re: intern vs. make-symbol


From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: intern vs. make-symbol
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 02:42:48 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130002 (Ma Gnus v0.2) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> give the same results - and why isn't this so?
>
> Because the implicit "interning" is done while `read'ing the code
> (i.e. while turning the text into a sexp), not while `eval'ing the code
> (which takes a sexp and runs it).

Thanks Tom and Stefan, I think its this implicit "interning" that I
somehow expected to happen when quoting the result of 'make-symbol. 

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten




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