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[AUCTeX-devel] Re: edit-utils/crm.el (completing-read-multiple) in XEmac

From: Adrian Aichner
Subject: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: edit-utils/crm.el (completing-read-multiple) in XEmacs
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 22:42:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) XEmacs/21.5-b23 (windows-nt)

Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:

> [ I've suggested to add `crm.el' (completing-read-multiple) which is
> available in Emacs 21 and Emacs 22 (CVS[2]) to XEmacs on xemacs-beta.
> Please keep <address@hidden> in Cc when replying. ]

Hi All!

I've just committed the attached version (1.5 with FSF address
correction) to XEmacs packages/xemacs-packages/edit-utils/crm.el.

Norbert, perhaps you could run a pre-release when convenient.

How should we resolve the `minibuffer-prompt-end' issue?

Best regards,


>>From the discussion on xemacs-beta[1]:
> On Sun, Oct 23 2005, Reiner Steib wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 23 2005, Ben Wing wrote:
>>> i think this sounds great.  probably crm.el should go in edit-utils.  
>>> does this need to be ported or does it work already under xemacs?
>> Thank you for your response.  I've done some testing with XEmacs
>> 21.4.15:
>> `crm.el' from Emacs 21 (21.3 or 21.4) works without any modifications
>> in XEmacs.  The version from Emacs 22 (CVS) uses the function
>> `minibuffer-prompt-end' (a `diff -w -u' of those versions is
>> attached), a built-in function in Emacs 22, not present in XEmacs.
>> AfAICS, it would be sufficient if you'd include the Emacs 21 version
>> of `crm.el' in edit-utils.  [My understanding is, that XEmacs users
>> (regardless whether they use a recent XEmacs 21.4 or XEmacs 21.5)
>> would then just need to upgrade the edit-utils package to get this.
>> Please CMIIW.]
>> It would be great if you could include `crm.el' in the next packages
>> updates.  TIA.
> On Mon, Oct 24 2005, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
>> If you want to help something to get done a lot faster, you can post
>> a full patch (in the case of a new file, either a patch against
>> /dev/null or the file as an attachment is OK), with appropriate
>> XEmacs-format changelog, to XEmacs Patches
>> <address@hidden>.
> Attached is revision 1.5 [2] from Emacs CVS plus the update of FSF
> address (done in revision 1.8 in Emacs CVS).  The changes from
> revision 1.6 and 1.7 cannot be applied because XEmacs doesn't have
> `minibuffer-prompt-end'.  I propose to add the attached file to the
> edit-utils package as suggested by Ben.
> Suggested ChangeLog entry:
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> 2005-10-26  Reiner Steib  <address@hidden>
>       * crm.el: New file.  Revison 1.5 of lisp/emacs-lisp/crm.el in
>       Emacs.  Update FSF's address.
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
>> An analysis of any extra work needed to make the package compatible
>> with both XEmacs 21.4 (preferably tested with the most recent release,
>> but that's not absolutely necessary) and XEmacs 21.5 (tested with CVS
>> head by preference, or at least the most recent beta release) is very
>> helpful.  (For example, the information you posted in response to Ben
>> in <address@hidden> later in this thread is
>> excellent.)
> I've tested the attached version of `crm.el' with these versions of
> XEmacs:
> "XEmacs 21.5 (beta18) \"chestnut\" (+CVS-20041021) [Lucid]
> (i386-suse-linux, Mule) of Tue Mar 22 2005 on mozart"
> "XEmacs 21.4 (patch 15) \"Security Through Obscurity\" [Lucid]
> (x86_64-suse-linux, Mule) of Fri Feb 11 2005 on helvede"
> Sorry, I didn't download an compile a XEmacs 21.5 or the most recent
> beta release.  But I think it's quite unlikely that `crm.el' wont work
> with current CVS.  Maybe people using current XEmacs from CVS and/or
> current AUCTeX[3] from CVS could report success or problems.  There
> are some testing examples at the end of `crm.el'.
> Bye, Reiner.
> [1] 
> [2] 
> <URL:*checkout*/emacs/emacs/lisp/emacs-lisp/crm.el?rev=1.5&content-type=text/plain>
> [3] `C-c C-m \usepackage RET amsmath RET ...'
>     If you don't have CVS, you may try...

Adrian Aichner

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