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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: [AUCTeX-diffs] Changes to auctex/font-latex.el, v

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: [AUCTeX-diffs] Changes to auctex/font-latex.el, v
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 10:15:16 +0200
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Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2006-06-04) writes:
>> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>>> +  (make-local-variable 'font-latex-quote-regexp-beg)
>> What is the deal here?  Is this supposed to be part of the release or
>> not?  If so, what testing has been done on this change? What is the
>> concrete purpose of the change?  What problem does it fix?
> If you opened a file with a language option leading to the addition
> of a quotation pair to `font-latex-quotes-list' and after that
> another file without such a language option,
> `font-latex-quote-regexp-beg' and `font-latex-quotes-list' were out
> of sync because the latter is buffer-local while the former wasn't.

That would be an error in the code adding to such a list without
making it buffer-local, wouldn't it?

> This lead to "error during redisplay: stringp, nil" errors (or some
> such; I don't have the exact error message now).
> I'd appreciate it if people could do some tests with
> language-specific files (loading ngerman.sty or italian.sty for
> example) and non-latex specific files containing language-specific
> quotation marks ("`.."' or ">.."< for example) and look for any
> pecualiarities in font locking behavior or errors in the *Messages*
> buffer.

In other words: the release should be postponed until this has been
tested, since you consider it a release-critical bug.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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