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RE: (interactive) call or form?

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: (interactive) call or form?
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2018 06:56:53 -0700 (PDT)

> > So, is it better to call it a "form" or a "call"?
> The manual very often calls it a "form", so it's probably ok to use this
> term.
> Personally I would prefer something else ("spec" maybe), to accentuate
> that it's rather something like a declaration: it's semantics imply more
> than the effect of calling it.

Yes.  It is a special form that is used as a spec or
declaration of how the args are created/provided to
the function body.

That said, the code used as the arg to `interactive',
apart from the literal-string case, is not declarative
at all.

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