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Re: Tests, Emacs-25 and Conditional Features

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Tests, Emacs-25 and Conditional Features
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:37:34 +0200

> From: address@hidden (Phillip Lord)
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:20:30 +0000
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Michael's example shows, we have a gnutls-available-p function which
> >> is defined if gnutls is not available, but for libxml, we check for
> >> non-definition of functions.
> >
> > It would be trivial to add a libxml2-available-p function, but I fail
> > to see how is this different from using fboundp.  And AFAIU, in the
> > context of this discussion, you don't want to trust the likes of
> > gnutls-available-p, either.
> One is one way, the other is the other way.
> Principle of least surprise and all that stuff.

Are we still talking about the feature test you wanted to have?

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