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Re: writing an own version of setq?

From: Klaus Berndl
Subject: Re: writing an own version of setq?
Date: 09 Oct 2002 15:48:00 +0200
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On Wed, 09 Oct 2002, Thomas Link wrote:

> > OK, calls like (setq-save 'klaus (+ 1 2)) work fine but I'm not really
> > satisfied because i want to write (setq-save klaus (+ 1 2)). Note the
> > missing quote! How can i achieve this?
>  You could possibly replace ,option with (quote ,option) like in:
>  (defmacro setq-save (option value)
>     "Sets OPTION to VALUE if and only if OPTION is not already saved by
>    customize."
>     `(and (not (custom-saved-p ,option))
>       (set (quote ,option) ,value)))
>  (setq-save x 1)

Yes, (quote ...) works, thanks!

>  Setting the variable with setq or defvar is ok for you?

Hmm, what do you mean? I do not understand...


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