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[Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/etc/NEWS

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/etc/NEWS
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2003 06:58:36 -0500

Index: emacs/etc/NEWS
diff -c emacs/etc/NEWS:1.767 emacs/etc/NEWS:1.768
*** emacs/etc/NEWS:1.767        Fri Jan 10 06:02:31 2003
--- emacs/etc/NEWS      Mon Jan 13 06:58:31 2003
*** 1491,1496 ****
--- 1491,1499 ----
  - A server can open on a random port using :service t arg.
  - Local sockets are supported using :family 'local arg.
  - Non-blocking connect is supported using :nowait t arg.
+ - The process' private variables may be initialized using :vars PLIST arg;
+   a server process' private variables are automatically inherited by
+   new client processes created to handle incoming connections.
  To test for the availability of a given feature, use featurep like this:
    (featurep 'make-network-process '(:type datagram))
*** 1550,1555 ****
--- 1553,1563 ----
  *** Function signal-process now accepts a process object or process
  name in addition to a process id to identify the signalled process.
+ *** Processes now have an associated `private variables' property list
+ where programs can maintain process state and other per-process
+ related information.  The new functions process-variable and
+ set-process-variable are used to access and modify this list.
  ** New function copy-tree.

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