Number: 420

Date: 31-Mar-84 14':44':01

Submitter: Sannella.PA


Subject: Improve doc of fn NEW/FN

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Description: '
Date': 30 Mar 84 16':45 PST'
Subject': Lisp': LISPXFNS should be documented NEW/FN'
Lisp-System-Date': 29-Mar-84 17':34':40'
Machine-Type': Dorado'
Environment/History, type Documentation. The documentation of LISPX/ and NEW/FN could explain that LISPXFNS is the variable which holds the AList & make LISPXFNS indexed variable.'
Date':  2 APR 84 13':04 PST'
From': JONL.PA'
Subject': Re': [': [': Re': two little addenda]]'
To':   Sannella, LispSupport'
cc':   JONL, LispCore↑'
In response to the message sent   2 Apr 84 09':09 PST from'
Larry sent out a message after forwarding the note of 1 Jan 84 below saying'
that he didn''t mean to do it -- his finger slipped while having several'
different mail browsers open.'
The basic problem here is that LISPXFNS isn''t documented, and probably'
doesn''t need to be.  The documented interface is NEW/FN.'
The AR, if any need be, should be that NEW/FN should be mentioned in section'
8.5 of the manual, about paragraph 5, which starts out "Therefore for each'
primitive destructive function, Interlisp has defined an undoable version ..."'


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Edit-By: masinter.PA

Edit-Date: 13-Jul-84 17':50':40

Attn: Documentation

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Impact: Minor

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Status: Open

Problem Type: Documentation

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