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Re: mutate list by appending a list (and similar for props)


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: mutate list by appending a list (and similar for props)
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:29:17 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Sam Halliday <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I often find that I am repeating calls to add-to-list (mutates) / plist-put 
> (immutable) in my .emacs [1] configuration against the same variable. I'd 
> like to be able to pass a list of elements to be appended/prepended to the 
> variable to save on boilerplate.
> 
> It would be trivial to write a little function that repeats the operation for 
> a list input, but I'd rather use something that is already in the emacs 
> distro (or at least in a very lightweight MELPA package).
> 
> Does such a thing exist?

The append function does it:

(setq list (append additional-list list))

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Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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