Commit e2b1c016 authored by Dave Love's avatar Dave Love
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read in batch

parent 98c271eb
......@@ -125,7 +125,13 @@ came from''. In this case, it makes no difference what value
@code{t} used as a stream means that the input is read from the
minibuffer. In fact, the minibuffer is invoked once and the text
given by the user is made into a string that is then used as the
input stream.
input stream. If Emacs is running in batch mode, standard input is used
instead of the minibuffer. For example,
(message "%s" (read t))
@end example
will read a Lisp expression from standard input and print the result
to standard output.
@item @code{nil}
@cindex @code{nil} input stream
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