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Re: Bug in format-time-string in emacs 21.1?

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Bug in format-time-string in emacs 21.1?
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 16:37:01 -0800 (PST)

> From: Jason Rumney <address@hidden>
> Date: 13 Mar 2002 19:49:35 +0000
> Surely this code would be better separated into the GNU C Library
> version (without that code) and the Emacs version (without the
> special code for the GNU C Library).

It's a tradeoff.  With two copies, there are two copies to maintain
separately.  With one copy, that copy is harder to maintain than
either of the two separate copies.  Which is easier?  It depends on
the case.

For strftime it's probably better to have a single source, as the
incompatibilities between glibc and Emacs are small and are not

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