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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 5d1e62e: When autoload-timestamps is nil, use a
Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 5d1e62e: When autoload-timestamps is nil, use a dummy timestamp rather than "t".
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:57:19 -0400
Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)
Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> +;; In some ways it would be nicer to use a value that is recognisably
>> +;; not a time-value, eg t, but that can cause issues if an older Emacs
>> +;; that does not expect non-time-values loads the file.
> I can't think of any scenario where this would be a problem, other than
> far-fetched ones.
No, it (generate a loaddefs file with Emacs > 25.1, then try to
incrementally update it with <= 25.1) isn't very likely.
(I vaguely wondered if it could happen with package.el?)
This was a probable over-reaction to
Frankly I'm not sure what my preference is any more.
Do you think it should go back to "t"?