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Re: Is (provide 'foo) at the start good or bad?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Is (provide 'foo) at the start good or bad?
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 17:16:08 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.94 (gnu/linux)

> char).  So what is the benefit of providing it at the very start? 

The convention is to put the `provide' at the end of the file.
Occasionally (usually because of mutual dependencies), it is a lot more
convenient to put it at the beginning.  But whenever possible, it should
be at the end (and indeed `eval-after-load' requires it to be at the
end for the feature to work properly).


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