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Re: Why js2-mode in Emacs 23.2?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Why js2-mode in Emacs 23.2?
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 10:55:40 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> It seems to me that when there is a need to use eval-after-load in a
> package included in Emacs some bad-design is happening. For example,
> imenu probably needs to provide a better interface for other packages to
> interact with it.

Exactly.  It's just like defadvice: it's a great tool for users (and
external package maintainers), and it can be handy when the right fix
is hard to get (e.g. requires a serious redesign or heavy
argumentation), but it's still in the "to be avoided" category.


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