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Re: Lisp files that load cl-lib in problematical ways


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Lisp files that load cl-lib in problematical ways
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2023 17:19:07 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> No, I said that loading stuff that _is_not_necessary_ will
> _cause_ bloat. Please don't misrepresent what I wrote.
>
>> That is disrespectful and also not true, it is useful code,
>> and where it is or isn't added or loaded doesn't change it
>> into something it isn't.

> See above.

Yeah, okay but I think it is better to avoid that word?

>> Also, instead of the general "slippery slope" model of
>> thought and offered explanation, it is better to either
>> have a clear policy "we add stuff that [...]".
>
> The policy exists and is clear: we don' preload anything
> that isn't needed by Emacs either during the dumping process
> or when it starts after dumping.

OK, you have a policy! Good :)

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