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RE: [PATCH 6/9] Rename `w32' local to `nt' for clarity

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: [PATCH 6/9] Rename `w32' local to `nt' for clarity
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 09:40:00 -0700

> How about "windows" or "ms-windows"?  w32os is misleading, or will be,
> once Emacs could be built as a 64-bit process.

FWIW, I vote against just "windows" because of possible confusion with other
meanings of "window".  Yes, I understand that the context probably dispels
confusion here.  Still, it's a good idea to avoid it consistently (and to
facilitate searching etc.).

"ms-windows" is pretty clear.  But if you also sometimes need something shorter
and not 32/64-specific as a replacement for "w32", try "msw" or some such.
Whatever you choose, please use it consistently throughout Emacs.

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