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bug#6996: Acknowledgement (`byte-compile-report-ops', `byte-code-meter',
bug#6996: Acknowledgement (`byte-compile-report-ops', `byte-code-meter', `byte-metering-on', what are they?)
Wed, 8 Sep 2010 03:30:23 -0400
> I have no idea what it does,
If you don't I doubt few others do either, maybe Jim Blandy?
> but since it is not on by default since 1991,
That's nearly 20 years ago!
> and is not documented anywhere, I don't see it as a bug if it
> doesn't do whatever it is supposed to do.
Its a bug b/c bytecomp.el exposes/provides it.
> At the worst it is dead code that could be deleted.
At the very least there must be _some_ reason the code has
persisted... Hence, my tepid curiosity.