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Re: elisp question

From: Vinicius Jose Latorre
Subject: Re: elisp question
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 15:07:41 -0300
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Richard Stallman wrote:
    The line I don't think I understand is

    (and (fboundp 'start-process) 0)

I think that will always be 0, nowadays.  However, in the past there
were platforms on which asynch subprocesses did not work, and
start-process was not defined on those platforms.

Well, this code was added on Jan 15 1996, to deal with MS-DOS printing.

If MS-DOS plataform is no more supported, this code could be changed.

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