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Re: :alnum: broken?

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: :alnum: broken?
Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 18:33:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> In Emacs's own compiler, all warnings are on by default:
> [...]
>> We all agree that this is as it should be, because although experienced
>> users would know how to enable the warnings, it is those who don't that need
>> them the most.
> Actually, from where I stand the warnings have two purposes:
> 1- Communicate with our users.
> 2- Help catch errors.
> And from that point of view, the first is the main reason why they're
> enabled by default.

byte-compiler warnings is a terrible method for communicating with users.

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