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Re: Whats wrong with this defcustom?


From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: Whats wrong with this defcustom?
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:06:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Thorsten Jolitz <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Tassilo,

>> I'm probably overlooking the obvious, but what is wrong with this
>> defcustom:
>>
>> ,----
>> | (defcustom org-x-style 'notes
>> |   "Possible styles for diagrams."
>> |   :group 'org-x
>> |   :type '(choice (const :tag "Sync-bars" 'sync-bars)
>> |             (const :tag "Partitions" 'partitions)
>> |             (const :tag "Notes" 'notes)))
>> `----
>
> ,----[ C-h f defcustom RET ]
> | defcustom is a Lisp macro in `custom.el'.
> | 
> | (defcustom SYMBOL STANDARD DOC &rest ARGS)
> | 
> | Declare SYMBOL as a customizable variable.
> | SYMBOL is the variable name; it should not be quoted.
> | STANDARD is an expression specifying the variable's standard
> | value.  It should not be quoted.
> |         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> `----

Right, I fixed this too ... thx.
Quoting symbols is done so often that unquoted symbols somehow look
wrong (when unaware of dealing with a macro ...)

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten




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