Commit 0a511133 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Add a footnote to Emacs Lisp Intro

* doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi (Run a Program): Describe
the detailed output of integer value evaluation in a footnote, to
prevent confusion.  (Bug#31579)
parent 5eabe4a0
......@@ -1302,11 +1302,13 @@ hand parenthesis of the following list and then type @kbd{C-x C-e}:
@c use code for the number four, not samp.
@noindent
You will see the number @code{4} appear in the echo area. (What
you have just done is evaluate the list. The echo area
is the line at the bottom of the screen that displays or echoes
text.) Now try the same thing with a quoted list: place the cursor
right after the following list and type @kbd{C-x C-e}:
You will see the number @code{4} appear in the echo area@footnote{
Emacs shows integer values in decimal, in octal and in hex, and also
as a character, but let's ignore this convenience feature for now.
}. (What you have just done is evaluate the list. The echo area is
the line at the bottom of the screen that displays or echoes text.)
Now try the same thing with a quoted list: place the cursor right
after the following list and type @kbd{C-x C-e}:
@smallexample
'(this is a quoted list)
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