(lispref.info)Conventions


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Conventions
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   This section explains the notational conventions that are used in
this manual.  You may want to skip this section and refer back to it
later.

* Some Terms
Explanation of terms we use in this manual.
* nil and t
How the symbols `nil' and `t' are used.
* Evaluation Notation
The format we use for examples of evaluation.
* Printing Notation
The format we use for examples that print output.
* Error Messages
The format we use for examples of errors.
* Buffer Text Notation
The format we use for buffer contents in examples.
* Format of Descriptions
Notation for describing functions, variables, etc.

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