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Re: Evil defvars in org.el

From: SAKURAI Masashi
Subject: Re: Evil defvars in org.el
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 02:09:38 +0900
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.15.9 (Almost Unreal) Emacs/23.4 Mule/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

Hi Edward,

In last year, I made calfw.el, the calendar view like the google calendar.
Then, I had read the calendar.el code many times and studied the algorithm.
So, I'm glad to know the old story at your post.

Thank you so much.

SAKURAI, Masashi (family, given)

At Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:57:36 -0500,
Edward Reingold wrote:
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> Although I no longer maintain the code (and have not for years), my memory is 
> that many things
> will break if this is changed willy-nilly.  It is part of the 
> earliest-written (circa 1983),
> deepest levels of the code, so the changes will be pervasive, affecting 
> almost every .el file. 
> When I wrote the code (primarily for my own use and amusement), I saw little 
> choice in using the
> mechanism, though I knew it was clunky.  Emacs at the time was MUCH smaller 
> and I knew most of its
> internals well, so I felt pretty safe...who'd have guessed how much it would 
> grow over almost 30
> years, or that my code would still be around.  Sorry.

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