Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Feb 5 20:12:08 EST 2004
>>>>> "Klaus" == Klaus Berndl <klaus.berndl at sdm.de> writes:
Klaus> So: Why not moving the libs timer.el and thingatpt.el to
Klaus> another XEmacs-package?
I agree about timer.el; APIs like run-at-time are going to be
developed over and over if we don't provide them. By the same token
they should be robust and compatible. thingatpt is more complicated:
;;; thing.el --- find language-specific contiguous pieces of text
;; #### FSF has thingatpt.el, which does the same thing. Should merge
;; or toss this.
;; I wish. The howls of pain every time I try are too overwhelming. -slb
(thing is in the xemacs-base package.) The principle is the same, of
course, but apparently the practice is different. If we're serious
about eliminating fsf-compat, it's time to try the merge again.
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