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Re: Emacs Lisp code formatting

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Emacs Lisp code formatting
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 06:47:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Campbell Barton <ideasman42@gmail.com> writes:

> You could scan external `require' calls, but this means parsing many
> files to extract the information you need.

Like with indentation, I think we can assume that the source has been

> Note that I use auto-format on save for all my packages (full
> auto-formatting, not just auto-indent), and personally find it great,
> but as far as I know I'm the only person doing this.

I think auto-formatting would be a more complicated thing than a pp for
code -- it would need to preserve comments, for instance.  A pp for code
doesn't have to worry about things like that.

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