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bug#21090: 25.0.50; `condition-case-no-debug': Please fix indentation &
bug#21090: 25.0.50; `condition-case-no-debug': Please fix indentation & highlighting
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 20:19:00 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Thanks for the rant, but do you have a recipe to reproduce this
hypothetical problem, starting from "emacs -Q"?
>>>>> "Drew" == Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:
> In Emacs 23 you introduced `condition-case-no-debug'. In Emacs 24.1 you
> immediately turned around and deprecated it - to improve the name.
> Hindsight is 20x20, but such things happen.
> What should not happen is that when you make such a replacement,
> especially for a simple renaming, you break the behavior of the alias
> that is deprecated.
> You should at least let the alias act the same as the newly named
> replacement (and in the case of just a renaming, act the same as it did
> before). Especially for a macro, you should reinstate the highlighting
> and, especially, the indentation, so one can use recent Emacs on code
> that must work also with Emacs 23.
> This macro is one case in point. Please restore at least the
> indentation, and preferably the font-lock highlighting as well.
> And then please search for other such renamings of things that had
> indentation declarations and were font-locked, and fix them too.
> In GNU Emacs 22.214.171.124 (i686-pc-mingw32)
> of 2014-10-20 on LEG570
> Bzr revision: 118168 address@hidden
> Windowing system distributor `Microsoft Corp.', version 6.1.7601
> Configured using:
> `configure --enable-checking=yes,glyphs CPPFLAGS=-DGLYPH_DEBUG=1'