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Re: new image library "requirements"

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: new image library "requirements"
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 21:07:44 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>> jpeg: used for displaying jpeg image files
>> tiff: used for displaying tiff image files
>> xpm: used for displaying xpm image files and color icons
>> alsa: used for playing sounds from within Emacs

>     Either that (we already do something similar for X toolkits and such
>     likes), or display a warning at startup (or both).

> Don't do that -- it would be a change for the worse.
> An error message is the right thing when a crucial feature
> that ought to work would fail due to missing headers.

tiff support is really not crucial in my book, and neither is alsa (I don't
even know of any package that makes use of it).


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