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Re: a few questions about file-options

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Alex Shinn <alexshinn@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Sebastian Egner didn't even mention the words syntax or macro, he
> was concerned with having an external representation for the result

That was later; look earlier.  But you're right, I didn't really
answer your question.  Sorry about that.

> You can allow future extensions just as easily with a procedure:
>   (file-options 'truncate 'ignored-for-now 'exclusive)
> So why is this a macro?

To enable a modest amount of static checking.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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