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bug#20702: 25.0.50; (elisp) `ImageMagick Images': say how to tell if Ema
bug#20702: 25.0.50; (elisp) `ImageMagick Images': say how to tell if Emacs has IM support, etc.
Sun, 31 May 2015 21:51:32 +0300
> Date: Sun, 31 May 2015 21:35:36 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> > From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> > Cc: address@hidden
> > Date: Sun, 31 May 2015 14:06:50 -0400
> > I don't think that checking for elements in there is the right way to
> > see if Emacs supports a given feature. That's why it is intentionally
> > not mentioned in the manuals.
> I cannot see any sense in this decision. The value of the variable is
> very clear to a human reader, so I don't understand why we should hold
> it secret.
Maybe you meant the value should not be examined by Lisp programs. In
which case I might agree: I was talking about humans examining the
value, not programs.