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Re: New optimisations for long raw strings in C++ Mode.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: New optimisations for long raw strings in C++ Mode.
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:28:09 +0300

> Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2022 21:43:28 +0000
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>, larsi@gnus.org, emacs-devel@gnu.org
> From: Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de>
> > As has been discussed, CC Mode is, sadly, by design, incompatible with the 
> > new feature .....
> Er, actually, CC Mode has been around a tad longer than the new feature.

That just means it had been doing what it shouldn't for a very long
time.  It doesn't get any good points for that.

> It would be more accurate to state that the new feature was, by design,
> incompatible with existing software.  The new feature, by design, breaks
> long-standing contracts in Emacs, namely that `widen', etc., work.
> Of course, testing could have shown up this incompatibility at an early
> stage, perhaps even leading to a solution.  A pity we didn't have more
> thorough testing.
> So, what do you intend to do about this incompatibility you have
> introduced?  Anything?

Actually, I'd expect you, as the maintainer of CC Mode, to look into
this and try to fix whatever needs fixing.  (But for now I cannot
reproduce the problem, so maybe there's nothing to fix.)

> What do you intend to do about this?  Anything?

How about you?

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