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Re: RE: Defun Self Documentation

From: Christopher Dimech
Subject: Re: RE: Defun Self Documentation
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2020 17:27:15 +0100

Following your argument through, and with show-paren-mode and 
I agree that it is not a problem having parentheses together.

> Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2020 at 5:15 PM
> From: "Drew Adams" <>
> To: "Christopher Dimech" <>,
> Cc:
> Subject: RE: Defun Self Documentation
> > Don't people find it tough to immediately figure out which bracket closes
> > what?  But if readers will thank me, I would certainly comply.  I come from
> > the C-Language as is evident.
> No.
> Turn on `show-paren-mode'.
> See also option `blink-matching-paren' and the
> other `blink-matching-paren-*' options.
> Double-click `mouse-1' on a paren, to select it,
> its match, and the text between them.
> `C-x C-x' bounces the cursor from end to end of
> the region.
> If code is formatted normally then you can
> pretty much count on the ))))) at the end of a
> sexp to balance what you'd expect.  Otherwise,
> someone (e.g. you) would already have fixed that.
> There's zero reason to put an opening or closing
> paren on a line by itself, unless you want to
> indicate something specially or add a comment in
> a particular way.
> `C-M-q' indents an entire sexp (e.g. a defun) in
> a conventional way.  It, `TAB', and other keys
> know Lisp syntax.

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