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Re: Email from Phil's patchy

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Email from Phil's patchy
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 08:12:01 +0200
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"Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> writes:

> Sorry, Marc.  To do this completely, you will need to add the changed
> file to snippets/new.  The files in snippets get over-written when we
> import from the LSR, so this update would be lost.  However, to make
> current git compile, you do also need to keep this change in snippets.
> I realise this isn't completely straightforward, but that's the way it is...

I repeat: why change all the function names of functions with a public
interface in the first place when they have the same functionality?
Without a convert-ly rule, this will break user code.  I cited some user
quote on the mailing list that will also break.

David Kastrup

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