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Re: Problems with `require' in recent changes

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Problems with `require' in recent changes
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 10:09:29 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> I don't know what (require 'password) is for, too.

>> Because I didn't know if password will get renamed in Gnus too, or if
>> Gnus needs to support systems where password-cache is still called
>> password.

> Now only password-cache.el exists in the Gnus trunk.  However,
> password.el is still in ecrypto that is an official XEmacs Lisp
> package.  So, it will override password-cache.el if some program
> requires the feature `password'.  I'm not sure what it brings,
> but it seems that password-cache.el had better provide also the
> feature `password'.  Though it might cause a trouble in programs
> that use password functions, I guess it is easy to be solved.

I really wish we had kept the name "password.el".  Such name changes are
just a waste of time and energy.


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