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Re: Whats wrong with this defcustom?


From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: Whats wrong with this defcustom?
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:09:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> | STANDARD is an expression specifying the variable's standard
>> | value.  It should not be quoted.
>> |         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> The underscored text means that you shouldn't write
>
>    '(concat foo bar)
> but
>    (concat foo bar)
>
> I.e. his 'notes is perfectly correct: it's an unquoted *expression*
> which will return the symbol `notes' when evaluated.

Ok, precision matters, so a quoted symbol is at the same time an
unquoted *expression* that returns the symbol itself ... while an unquoted 
symbol
in an unquoted *expression* that tries to return the symbols value (as a
variable) ... (?)

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten




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