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Re: other-buffer advice on kill-buffer

From: Jérémy Compostella
Subject: Re: other-buffer advice on kill-buffer
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 21:56:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> There is one special case where being able to add advice to more
>> functions, especially some primitive ones, accessibility. At least two
>> packages written to make emacs accessible to blind and vision impaired
>> users achieves this through advising functions. Currently, there are a
>> couple of places where accessibility is limited because of the problem
>> of advising primitive functions. So, adding this ability would likely
>> benefit at least one group of users and do so without any issue for
>> other users.
> Making all calls from C go through the symbol's function field rather
> than calling the C function directly, so as to make advice work right,
> is unlikely to happen any time soon.
> But if you have specific requests of particular functions which might
> deserve such a treatment, we might do it (tho it'll probably depend on
> the specifics).
> After all, I did do such a change myself for `expand-abbrev' in the past.

OK. So I will do some test this week-end see if it solves my problem. If
it does I will let you know.


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