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Re: Why aren't `find`, `find-if`, `remove-if` part of Emacs Lisp?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Why aren't `find`, `find-if`, `remove-if` part of Emacs Lisp?
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:16:03 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> Emacs Lisp is a great Lisp dialect, but I miss `find`, `find-if`,
>>> `remove-if`, etc. iteration functions a lot. Sure, I can require cl-lib
>>> or use dash, but I'm wondering why these functions are not part of the
>>> base language?
>> Not sure what you mean.  Most languages I know provide list operations
>> via libraries.  Why should Elisp be different?
> What I mean is that Elisp do not have `remove-if`

Of course it does, tho it calls it `cl-remove-if'.


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