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Re: [PATCH 2/4] Refactor window-system configuration

From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] Refactor window-system configuration
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:08:59 -0800
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On 12/29/11 3:05 PM, Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
>> We don't have a working solution. We have a mess, and we're trying to
>> clean it up. Sure, we don't have header constants right now, but we
>> don't have any pure-dispatch headers either.
>> I suppose we disagree on what counts as a wrinkle.  In my mind, it's
>> simpler for config.h to just tell code what header to include than to
>> create (and maintain) a header file that consists solely of ifdefs and
>> more includes.
> There's a lot more emacs contributors that are fluent in C than
> contributors fluent with autoconf.  Why not cater to the majority?

To add a new window system to Emacs, one has to be proficient in both
autoconf and C.  Does anyone else want to chime in here?

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