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Re: printing.el again

From: Vinicius Jose Latorre
Subject: Re: printing.el again
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 18:03:01 -0200
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> > Hummm, indeed, but this:
> >  (let (...
> >        (pr-:help (if (eq ps-print-emacs-type 'emacs)
> >                   #'(lambda (text) (list :help text))  ; GNU Emacs
> >                 'ignore)))                  ; XEmacs
> >   ......
> >   ,@(funcall pr-:help ...)
> > Will do the work and pr-:help will be local.
> Yes, that's another solution.  I find CL's `flet' much more elegant, tho.

Ok, but a very long time ago there was a recommendation to do not use cl
package when writing code in Emacs Lisp.

Is that recommendation no more valid?

> BTW, if you use (featurep 'xemacs) for the test, Emacs-21 will optimize the
> test away (since the resulting elc file can't be run on XEmacs anyway).
> Here it doesn't really matter, but it is sometimes very handy since it
> ends up getting rid of spurious warnings about XEmacs-specific code.

Well, so:

A) (cond ((eq ps-print-emacs-type 'xemacs) ...)
        (t ...))

B) (cond ((featurep 'xemacs) ...)
        (t ...))

Are you saying that A and B above are treated differently by the


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