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Re: Gnus and No Gnus

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Gnus and No Gnus
Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2009 04:08:20 +0900

Glenn Morris writes:

 > Please install whatever version you prefer, regardless of warnings.
 > Personally, I would just expand the define-obsolete-function-alias
 > macro (for Emacs 21), and leave the featurep test, since: i) it's
 > totally correct today; ii) it seems unlikely XEmacs will ever add
 > float-time;

Where *do* you get your information?  I had no idea!

 > iii) even if it does, it does zero harm if Gnus keeps
 > using time-to-seconds there; and iv) since Gnus will want to support
 > older versions of XEmacs, you wont be able to remove time-to-seconds
 > for many years anyway.

Ah, that turns out not to be the case.  It will go into a package,
probably xemacs-base, which means that older versions of XEmacs can
get it conveniently when they update Gnus.  It's not like it's needed
to bootstrap.

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