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Re: Strange change in backquote expansion

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Strange change in backquote expansion
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 12:10:12 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>     - add a new variable no-old-style-backquotes, with 2 values:
>       t   = treat all backquotes and commas as new style
>       nil = behave like now (i.e. try to tell which is which)

> That would actually break the old code.  I don't want to do
> it so abruptly.

Old code can still be used as is uncompiled or by setting the
no-old-style-backquotes variable.

> For now I just want to warn about them the old-style code,
> and handle it as it was intended.

OK, I've committed a change on the 22 branch that makes the byte-compiler
display a big fat warning if the file uses old-style backquotes.


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