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Re: sort-first arg to map-keymap

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: sort-first arg to map-keymap
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 14:46:00 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>     As best as I can tell, it comes from emacs-lisp/lucid.el which is
>     a brittle package which tries to provide very coarse XEmacs
>     compatibility; but XEmacs's `map-keymap' function doesn't behave like
>     ours anyway (it doesn't apply the function to the keymap's parents,
>     for one thing), and lucid.el has never been very highly used, so it
>     seems better to keep its brittle code in lucid.el than to move it to
>     subr.el.

> You may be right, but why change this now?

Just because the code (which is new in Emacs-22's subr.el) is (as mentioned)
brittle, so it may bite us down the road.


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