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Re: Any way to control which articles Gnus summary shows by default?

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Any way to control which articles Gnus summary shows by default?
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2018 12:01:53 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> Yes, the whole problem arose from the fact that the write/restore
>> process isn't recursive. In Emacs 26, the process needed to "look
>> deeper" inside the objects, and I thought that in doing that I'd been
>> careful to balance the write and restore process. Apparently I've still
>> failed to get it right -- though now I'm only seeing quote accumulation
>> in the secondary tables, not the main :data table.
> Same here: not in :data, but in :tracker.  But the :tracker data
> contains sub-hashtables, while :data doesn't.

Okay, the immediate problem is that `eieio-override-prin1' is recursive
inside hash tables (it adds quotes to hash table values to an arbitrary
depth), but the mirror-image recovery process inside
`eieio-persistent-validate/fix-slot-value' is not recursive, and only
examines one layer.

>> The whole process is ad hoc and largely unnecessary. In #29541 I've
>> started working on a more general solution that would be actually
>> recursive, and also not work so hard. I've had second thoughts about the
>> patch I posted there, but I think the general direction is correct.
> What would happen if we just don't add quotes when writing lists?

The solution will either be not adding quotes at all, or making the
read/restore/recovery process equally recursive. Stand by...

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