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Re: [External] : Re: Which Elisp types are mutable?

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Subject: Re: [External] : Re: Which Elisp types are mutable?
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2021 21:40:34 +0200
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On Mon, Jul 05, 2021 at 07:26:23PM +0000, Drew Adams wrote:
> > In Emacs Lisp, typical immutable objects are symbols, keywords, numbers
> We've been around this block a few times already,
> and I don't really want to stir the pot here.
> But I'll mention that a Lisp symbol is a kind of
> mutable "object".  It has various properties [...]

Oh, Elisp doesn't differentiate  between the symbol proper
and its bindings?

> All except the symbol name can be changed.  Is a
> symbol something immutable?  Not IMO, but the
> answer depends on what one means by "immutable".

Thanks :)

-- t

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