Commit 8bee192a authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman Committed by Glenn Morris

* doc/lispref/intro.texi: Improve/undo previous changes.

parent 60198fc9
...@@ -235,7 +235,7 @@ evaluation of the expanded form. ...@@ -235,7 +235,7 @@ evaluation of the expanded form.
@result{} c @result{} c
@end example @end example
Sometimes to help describe one form, we show another form that To help describe one form, we sometimes show another form that
produces identical results. The exact equivalence of two forms is produces identical results. The exact equivalence of two forms is
indicated with @samp{@equiv{}}. indicated with @samp{@equiv{}}.
...@@ -350,7 +350,7 @@ arguments default to @code{nil}). Do not write @code{&optional} when ...@@ -350,7 +350,7 @@ arguments default to @code{nil}). Do not write @code{&optional} when
you call the function. you call the function.
The keyword @code{&rest} (which must be followed by a single The keyword @code{&rest} (which must be followed by a single
argument name) indicates that any number of arguments may follow. The argument name) indicates that any number of arguments can follow. The
single argument name following @code{&rest} receives, as its single argument name following @code{&rest} receives, as its
value, a list of all the remaining arguments passed to the function. value, a list of all the remaining arguments passed to the function.
Do not write @code{&rest} when you call the function. Do not write @code{&rest} when you call the function.
...@@ -380,10 +380,9 @@ More generally, ...@@ -380,10 +380,9 @@ More generally,
@end defun @end defun
Any argument whose name contains the name of a type (e.g., Any argument whose name contains the name of a type (e.g.,
@var{integer}, @var{integer1} or @var{buffer}) is expected to be bound @var{integer}, @var{integer1} or @var{buffer}) is expected to be of that
to an object of that type. A plural of a type (such as @var{buffers}) type. A plural of a type (such as @var{buffers}) often means a list of
often means a list of objects of that type. An argument named with the objects of that type. An argument named @var{object} may be of any type.
type @var{object} may be bound to an object of any type.
(For a list of Emacs object types, @pxref{Lisp Data Types}.) An argument (For a list of Emacs object types, @pxref{Lisp Data Types}.) An argument
with some other sort of name (e.g., @var{new-file}) is discussed with some other sort of name (e.g., @var{new-file}) is discussed
specifically in the description of the function. In some sections, specifically in the description of the function. In some sections,
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