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Re: run-with-timer does not display message

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: run-with-timer does not display message
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:08:45 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

> I don't think Stefan meant backtick-type of quoting.  He meant this:

>> M-: (run-with-timer 5 nil '(lambda () (message "hello")))
>                             ^^^^^^^^

Indeed.  Of course, it's also good to avoid backquoting lambdas
(typically by using lexical-binding instead), but I'm focusing on trying
to kill the nasty '(lambda ...) habit that people keep reproducing all
over the place because it appears in so many examples.


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