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Re: Have `define-key` return the keymap

From: Tianxiang Xiong
Subject: Re: Have `define-key` return the keymap
Date: Sat, 13 May 2017 02:11:05 -0700

That's true...a valid concern.

On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 1:32 AM, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:
On Mai 13 2017, Tianxiang Xiong <address@hidden> wrote:

> Would there be any issues with / objections to having `define-key` return
> the keymap it adds a key to? It currently returns `nil`, making it a
> statement (bleh!) rather than a function.

That would cause major inconvenience when define-key is evaluated with
M-: or ielm.  A keymap is a big structure to print.


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