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From: "Tom Breton (Tehom)" <tehom@panix.com>
To: nicholas.dokos@hp.com
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Docs submitted (Was Re: Advice sought on managing decision alternatives.)
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 15:32:46 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1780.65.96.63.84.1234470766.squirrel@mail.panix.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9487.1234453797@gamaville.dokosmarshall.org>

> Tom Breton (Tehom) <tehom@panix.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> >>> On Feb 11, 2009, at 2:08 AM, Tom Breton (Tehom) wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> (let*
>> >>   ((x 1))
>> >>   (eval-after-load 'simple (setq x 2))
>> >>   x)
>> >>
>> >> =3D> 2
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> (let*
>> >>   ((x 1))
>> >>   (eval-after-load 'simple '(setq x 2))
>> >>   x)
>> >>
>> >> =3D> 1
>> >
>> > In fact, I am getting 2 in both cases!!!!!???????
>> > Do you really get 1 for the second???
>>
>> Yes I do, but it's clear now that I was mistaken about why.  On closer
>> inspection, it has to do with emacs not recognizing 'simple because it
>> wants to see "simple" instead (string instead of symbol).
>>
>
> That's not correct: eval-after-load will happily accept a symbol instead
> of a string, as long as the symbol is a feature provided by the library.
> simple.el does that - the last form in it is
>
> (provide 'simple)

What version is this?  Because that's clearly not what it does on emacs
21.3.1. Here simple.el does not have (provide 'simple) in it.

I see no provision for accepting a symbol in eval-after-load.  The test it
uses is just:

        (assoc file load-history)

The cars of load-history are all strings, so I can't see how it would find
a symbol among them.  And it continues to stubbornly return a 1 for that
example when I use 'simple.

Clearly something has changed across versions.

Tom Breton (Tehom)

  reply	other threads:[~2009-02-12 20:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 55+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20090101170227.C707734803@mail2.panix.com>
2009-01-01 22:53 ` Feature request and patch - blocked TODO to say BLOCKED Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-01-09  8:16   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-15  2:34     ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-01-17  8:01       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-19  3:33     ` Advice sought on managing decision alternatives Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-01-22 11:15       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-31  4:21         ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-01-31  5:41           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-01-31 18:36             ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-01 15:54               ` James TD Smith
2009-02-06 13:08           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-06 16:16             ` William Henney
2009-02-06 20:07             ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-07  0:18               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-07 20:46                 ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-08 13:06                   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-08 20:25                     ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-09  6:42                       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-10  3:14                         ` Docs submitted (Was Re: Advice sought on managing decision alternatives.) Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-10  7:55                           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-24  0:51                             ` org-choose bugfix Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-24  3:05                               ` Manish
2009-04-07  0:13                                 ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-04-08 13:13                                   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-24  5:51                               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-10  8:46                           ` Docs submitted (Was Re: Advice sought on managing decision alternatives.) Manish
2009-02-10  9:12                             ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-10 10:26                               ` Manish
2009-02-10 22:48                                 ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-12 12:50                                   ` Manish
2009-02-12 20:13                                     ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-13  4:23                                       ` Manish
2009-02-12 20:55                                     ` Patch " Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-13  4:38                                       ` Manish
2009-02-11  1:08                                 ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-11 10:34                                   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-11 21:41                                     ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-11 23:38                                       ` Nick Dokos
2009-02-12  4:17                                         ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-11 23:44                                       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-12  4:27                                         ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-12 15:49                                           ` Nick Dokos
2009-02-12 20:32                                             ` Tom Breton (Tehom) [this message]
2009-02-12 21:25                                               ` Nick Dokos
2009-02-11 12:29                                   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-11 14:58                                     ` Docs submitted Bernt Hansen
2009-02-11 17:33                                       ` Samuel Wales
2009-02-11 15:38                                     ` Docs submitted (Was Re: Advice sought on managing decision alternatives.) Daniel Clemente
2009-02-11 15:41                                       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-11 20:02                                     ` Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-11 23:45                                       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-11  1:45                                 ` Slight fix to update-org.sh Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-10 23:19                               ` Docs submitted (Was Re: Advice sought on managing decision alternatives.) Tom Breton (Tehom)
2009-02-11 10:34                                 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-10 22:45                             ` Tom Breton (Tehom)

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