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Re: docstrings and elisp reference

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: docstrings and elisp reference
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2017 22:43:59 -0400

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  > >   > - the type of the function return value
  > > 
  > > That is not crucial in Lisp  the way it is in Java.
  > > Unlike Java, Lisp does not declare or limit the type of any values.

  > It could be important for Texinfo in general,

I was responding to a proposed feature for Lisp doc strings (imitating
Javadoc).  Texinfo is a different issue.

Texinfo already has a standard way to indicate the return type of a
function, used in the C Library manual.

Dr Richard Stallman
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