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w32 issues (was: Re: Simple Tasks, new TODO category)

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: w32 issues (was: Re: Simple Tasks, new TODO category)
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 09:55:54 -0800

"Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden> writes:

  > Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
  > > dhruva <address@hidden> writes:
  > >
  > >   > Hello,
  > >   >  I would welcome this. I still find it hard to hack something big in
  > >   > emacs, this will give me a better opportunity (if there are M$
  > >   > specifics, even better)
  > >
  > > There are already a few tasks there, so please choose something that
  > > you'd like to work on, and start sending patches.
  > > Hopefully more tasks will be added as soon as people think about them.
  > Here are a few w32 specific bugs I can remember right now out of my
  > head that have not been entered in FOR-RELEASE:

Please change the subject if you change the topic. 

None of these seem be in the "Simple Tasks" category, and some have been
discussed on the list.

  > - Printing is broken on w32 and some weeks ago I discovered that Emacs
  > can hang completely if a user tries to print. Unsaved data can be
  > lost, of course!
  > - rgrep is broken on w32. (I will send a patch for this in a while though.)
  > - The handling of lwindow/rwindow and alt keys are broken. (I have
  > sent patches several times for this, but nothing really happens.)
  > - Menu handling is broken IMO. You can not add accelerators to
  > menus. This is due to handling of & chars at the wrong moment in the C
  > sources.
  > I am surprised that not the first one of these bugs are in FOR-RELEASE
  > and I believe it is a very good illustration of the need for a bug
  > database.

There's a section in FOR-RELEASE specifically for Windows bugs, why not
ask the Windows port maintainers to add these there?

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