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Re: Emacs Package Management

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Emacs Package Management
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 11:07:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> The rule against using CL functions at run time is for the sake of the
> user.  The CL functions are not a standard part of the Emacs Lisp
> namespace.  Thus, loading CL can conflict with the user's function
> definitions.

Could we then privide aliases like "cl-loop" for "loop" ?

> Instead of this policy, we could declare those functions standard, but
> I think some of them are not well designed and not good to include.
> Also, to do it right we would need to document these functions in the
> Emacs Lisp manual, which is a big job.

Maybe we could include Cl functions in the Emacs core incrementaly then?
Each CL function moved to the core would require an agreement on the
functions inclusion and a documentation patch.

Joakim Verona

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