Commit 397587ee authored by Jim Blandy's avatar Jim Blandy
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* subr.el (lambda): Doc fix.

parent 23029d77
......@@ -410,9 +410,17 @@ and then modifies one entry in it."
(defmacro lambda (&rest cdr)
"Macro which allows one to write (lambda ...) for anonymous functions.
This is instead of having to write (function (lambda ...)) or
'(lambda ...), the latter of which won't get byte-compiled."
"Return a lambda expression.
A call of the form (lambda ARGS DOCSTRING INTERACTIVE BODY) is
self-quoting; the result of evaluating the lambda expression is the
expression itself. The lambda expression may then be treated as a
function, i. e. stored as the function value of a symbol, passed to
funcall or mapcar, etcetera.
ARGS should take the same form as an argument list for a `defun'.
DOCSTRING should be a string, as described for `defun'. It may be omitted.
INTERACTIVE should be a call to the function `interactive', which see.
It may also be omitted.
BODY should be a list of lisp expressions."
;; Note that this definition should not use backquotes; subr.el should not
;; depend on backquote.el.
(list 'function (cons 'lambda cdr)))
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