Commit 05089a4d authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert

Tweak wording re constant variables

* doc/lispref/objects.texi (Constants and Mutability): Tweak.
Problem reported by Michael Heerdegen (Bug#40693#44).
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......@@ -2400,7 +2400,8 @@ literal @code{"aaa"} yields a constant string, whereas the function
call @code{(make-string 3 ?a)} yields a mutable string that can be
changed via later calls to @code{aset}.
Modifying a constant symbol signals an error (@pxref{Constant Variables}).
Trying to modify a constant variable signals an error
(@pxref{Constant Variables}).
A program should not attempt to modify other types of constants because the
resulting behavior is undefined: the Lisp interpreter might or might
not detect the error, and if it does not detect the error the
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