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Re: Eldoc cannot handle CL-style paramlist with default values?


From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: Eldoc cannot handle CL-style paramlist with default values?
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:06:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden> writes:

> Thorsten Jolitz <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> > Can you please make a bug report?
>>
>> Done.
>
> Thanks!
>
>> Its actually the combination of normal args with &key arg with default
>> values that does not seem to work, e.g. 
>>
>> ,----
>> | (defun* foo (arg1 arg2 &key (arg3 "default")))
>> `----
>
> No, that example works.  Actually, the newline character in your
> previous post seems to be the culprit, because the docstring building
> code assumes that the printed argument list is a one-lined string.

Yes, you are right. I would call this a (kind of) bug, because I
have a use case where its convenient to put a newline as an arg's default
value and only sometimes set it explicitly to nil, so it should work
from (at least one) user's perspective. 

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten




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