Calc from CVS Emacs
adrian at xemacs.org
Tue Oct 30 05:56:10 EDT 2007
Jay Belanger <jay.p.belanger at gmail.com> writes:
> "Adrian Aichner" <adrian at xemacs.org> writes:
>> Hello Jay, thanks for contacting us!
> You're welcome! I suppose I should have introduced myself as the
> Calc maintainer for Emacs.
>> Perhaps we could discuss which checks bother you.
> None of them, actually. But if there was no chance of them ever being
> used, I thought they could be eliminated (and make the code slightly
> cleaner). Since there is the possibility of some code migration, I'll
> leave them in. However, they will change from looking at the value of
> (whose value is `(not (not (string-match "Lucid" emacs-version)))')
> to using
> `(featurep 'xemacs)'
Yes, that's a good change!
> which is of course better for optimization. XEmacs's Calc uses the same
> test (in slightly different places, due I suppose to minor code drift;
Our source changes from GNU Emacs should be preceded by a line like
;; XEmacs change
> I haven't compared them too thoroughly), and I assume also changing it
> to a feature test in XEmacs's Calc wouldn't be a bad idea.
>> Hopefully someone on XEmacs-Beta at xemacs.org will indicate interested
>> to get XEmacs calc synced up soonish.
> If that happens, feel free to get in touch with me with any questions,
> etc. There have been a few changes in Emacs Calc which I think it would
> be worth adding to the XEmacs version (in my not exactly unbiased
Great! Thanks for the offer!
> Best regards,
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