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Re: Regarding outline headings in emacs-lisp libraries

From: Jonas Bernoulli
Subject: Re: Regarding outline headings in emacs-lisp libraries
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 17:43:13 +0200

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

> I think I asked a question about the proposed use of the "Code"
> heading under your proposal, and I'd still like to discuss that issue,
> because it sounds like that heading will no longer have any role.

Yes you did but I though that this part of what you are replying to
addressed that:

> The ‘;;; Code:’ section itself should
> be used for the ‘require’ forms and for other such "front
> matter".

I am also listing a few more things explicitly in my response to Stefan,

> This section may also contain other
> things that "have to happen early on" and/or "don't fit anywhere
> else".  For example the definition of `PACKAGE-version' or internal
> variables and macros that are used early on.

We all have seen plenty of libraries and know the messy bits that tend
to accumulate at the beginning of their code portion.  That's the stuff
that I would leave inside the "Code:" section.  The bits that come
before the first `defgroup' (if any).


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