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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Make TeX-insert-macro behave intelligently on \us

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Make TeX-insert-macro behave intelligently on \usepackage
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 12:37:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * Arne Jørgensen (2005-10-11) writes:
>> The definition from Emacs would be all of crm.el.
>> Would it be safe to 
>>   1. Copy crm.el from Emacs into tex-crm.el in AUCTeX
> I don't like such practice.  If we go further down this lane we might
> end up shipping AUCTeX with half of GNU Emacs included and trying to
> constantly catch up with it.
> In the case at hand I'd either use a similar (but functionally
> inferior) function provided by XEmacs like `completing-read' or
> would not provide completion at all.  Optionally upon hitting TAB in
> the minibuffer a message could be shown that the user should think
> about upgrading to GNU Emacs.

That's a bit heavy-handed, I guess.  I think something carelessly
modeled around "completing-read" should do the trick.  And of course,
we should add this to the list of things why to prefer Emacs with
AUCTeX.  I think it belongs in the FAQ.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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