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Re: Autloading seq.el functions

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Autloading seq.el functions
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 21:05:36 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 12:00:58 -0400
> I see we have currently 2 functions autoloaded from seq.el:
> seq-find and seq-position.
> While I can live with it, I find it unsatisfactory: these seem
> completely arbitrary since they're not in any obvious sense more "entry
> points" than other functions in that library.

AFAIR, they are autoloaded because some preloaded code can need them
in some situations.

> Maybe there are good reasons why these two specifically need to be
> autoloaded while it's not nearly as important for the others, but if so
> I'd like to have some comment explaining it, otherwise it's odd to see
> some package use `seq-*` functions without requiring `seq` while most
> others have to require `seq`.

Sure, comments that explain the reasons are welcome.

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