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Re: Pretest begins end-June

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: Pretest begins end-June
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:58:42 +0200
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>>> (let ((pop-up-frames t)) (pop-to-buffer buffer))
>> The part I don't understand is why we can't preserve backward
>> compatibility for such code.
> It is not just, or even most importantly, about backward compatibility.  Being
> able to determine/regulate the behavior with a dynamic binding is an important
> feature.  This change would apparently remove/limit that possibility.

Unfortunately not.  But it's an attempt to discourage that possibility
by providing a suitable alternative - passing an explicit argument.

IMHO an application may request (or better "suggest") specific behavior
and set private variables.  But it should not change or rebind any user


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