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Re: holidays.el

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: holidays.el
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 17:08:41 +0100
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Kim F. Storm wrote:

> It involves taking 40 lines from a function in holidays.el and
> change them into a form suitable for initializing a defcustom in
> calender.el.
> I agree that the 'transformation' is repetitive/mechanical, and the
> end-result is functionally equivalent to the original code. Still,
> the change involves more than just "moving" code.

Okay, slightly more than just moving; but most of the 40-odd lines can
be described as "do the same simple transformation 20 or so times". I
thought that 40 -> 2 (effectively) in such cases? Though I can't find
the reference at present for why I though that...

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