[Bug: 21.5-b19] constrain-to-field is undefined (fill-paragraph-or-region fails)
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Mar 3 01:52:34 EST 2005
>>>>> "Jerry" == Jerry James <james at xemacs.org> writes:
Jerry> Michael Sperber <sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de>
>>>>>>> "Jerry" == Jerry James <james at xemacs.org> writes:
Jerry> Upgrade your xemacs-base package. The latest version
Jerry> contains field.el, from which constrain-to-field is
>> Ahem, shouldn't we avoid calls from the core to the packages,
>> even xemacs-base?
Boot paragraphs.el to xemacs-base. Paragraph filling code doesn't
belong in core, unless somebody wants to implement the Xah Lee spec
(ie, GTK text box style autowrapping of long lines) for redisplay.
Nor do I see why it would depend on version-specific internal APIs,
although I'm willing to be enlightened on the matter.
Jerry> Note that fully implementing fields also requires changing
Jerry> the text motion commands to be field-aware, which implies
Jerry> calls from C code to the field API.
That would justify putting fields in C and/or core.
Still, that means that we're going to have to jump through hoops to
support 21.4, which we should do until at least mid-2006 at current
pace of development. And it doesn't change my opinion about where
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