Commit 1df90f8f authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

('\`): Use backslash for reading the backquote.

(backquote-backquote-symbol): Likewise.
(backquote): Doc fix.
parent b7cffe17
......@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@ For example (backquote-list* 'a 'b 'c) => (a b . c)"
;; A few advertised variables that control which symbols are used
;; to represent the backquote, unquote, and splice operations.
(defvar backquote-backquote-symbol '`
(defvar backquote-backquote-symbol '\`
"*Symbol used to represent a backquote or nested backquote (e.g. `).")
(defvar backquote-unquote-symbol ',
......@@ -101,10 +101,10 @@ places where expressions are evaluated and inserted or spliced in.
For example:
b => (ba bb bc) ; assume b has this value
\(` (a b c)) => (a b c) ; backquote acts like quote
\(` (a (, b) c)) => (a (ba bb bc) c) ; insert the value of b
\(` (a (,@ b) c)) => (a ba bb bc c) ; splice in the value of b
b => (ba bb bc) ; assume b has this value
`(a b c) => (a b c) ; backquote acts like quote
`(a (, b) c) => (a (ba bb bc) c) ; insert the value of b
`(a (,@ b) c) => (a ba bb bc c) ; splice in the value of b
Vectors work just like lists. Nested backquotes are permitted."
(cdr (backquote-process arg)))
......@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@ Vectors work just like lists. Nested backquotes are permitted."
;; GNU Emacs has no reader macros
;;;###autoload
(defalias '` (symbol-function 'backquote))
(defalias '\` (symbol-function 'backquote))
;; backquote-process returns a dotted-pair of a tag (0, 1, or 2) and
;; the backquote-processed structure. 0 => the structure is
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