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Re: emacs-26: `with-eval-after-load' docstring omission

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: emacs-26: `with-eval-after-load' docstring omission
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:41:30 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> The concrete issue stems from users copying a form from flycheck.el intto
> their init file, without macro-expanding it.  Of course, we can recommend
> that users copy the macro-expanded version (the defvar + the function call)
> — but that's not ideal, because not many of our users know how to do that
> (macroexpand a form).  And macroexpanding all uses in flycheck.el isn't an
> option either.

Ah, a social engineering problem.  Sorry, you're talking to the wrong guy.

> That would be nice.  It would then be safe to do
> (with-eval-after-load
>   (with-lazy-macro-expansion
>     …))
> right?

That's right.


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