Thank you so much Erik! I especially like that you said WHY setq is named
like that. Its been bugging me for weeks!

On Mon, Dec 26, 2016 at 10:25 PM, Erik Gustafson <erik.d.gustaf...@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hahaha I read your post quickly and then wrote a possibly overkill answer.
>
> I deduce that setq doesn't evaluate its first argument, while set does.
>> Why is that?
>>
>
> You've totally got it! So the short answer is flexibility vs convience,
> nothing deeper than that ;)
>
> Cheers!
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