Subject: Re: Dangling Closing Parentheses vs. Stacked Closing Parentheses
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/04/02
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* "Anthony Cartmell" <>
| Thanks for agreeing with me when I say that in Emacs the indentation is
| based on the parens.

  such has never been disputed.  you're amazingly exasperating, you know that?

| So Andy is wrong when he said that I don't understand how Emacs indents
| Lisp.

  well, I'm sorry, but you don't.  as commonly used, "based on" indicates a
  necessary condition but _not_ a sufficient one, and this is indeed the
  case in this situation, as has been pointed out to you.