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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] About commonly used and "expert" macros/environments

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] About commonly used and "expert" macros/environments
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:38:41 +0100
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Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

>> That might make it nicer to store the information elsewhere, such as
>> a property or hash list.  But then it is getting used in core
>> functions making use of those data structures, and having another
>> non-trivial lookup per element is undesirable.  So placing this
>> information along with the rest seems desirable.
> Another reason for not using a separate data structure is that this
> would force a separation for adding a macro/env and declaring it
> "expert".

Isn't that more of an advantage?  Makes it easier to update an existing
or autogenerated package with the expert information without having to
edit the innards of data structures/calls.

David Kastrup

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