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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] support for xemacs

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] support for xemacs
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:31:57 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

    > Hi Tassilo and all,

    > For the sake of fairness, I leave here a record of a benefit
    > obtained from trying to keep support for xemacs. The dicovery of
    > the series of bugs I reported about font-latex.el[1] were
    > triggered by the warnings of byte compilation in xemacs. Since GNU
    > emacs doesn't warn about those code, the bugs were left unnoticed
    > for a fairly long period if I didn't test with xemacs. In this
    > sense, it is not bad to have two different byte-compile optimizer
    > at our hands.

That is why I propose to stop trying to maintain xemacs compatibility
but _not  to remove the Xemacs compatibility code, but I understand if
that is too much of a burden.

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