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Re: [AUCTeX] manipulating sections with auc-tex

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] manipulating sections with auc-tex
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 18:41:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2005-08-26) writes:
>> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I already saw two problems: First, `outline-heading-alist' is made
>>> buffer-local in outline.el, so a `make-local-variable' is
>>> unnecessary.
>> That's not a problem.  It is merely redundant.
> And redundancy cannot be a problem?
>>> Second, the variable is not defined in older versions of outline.el,
>>> e.g. in Emacs 21, and therefore should not be set in such cases.
>> Why not?
> Because it will be defined afterwards.  I don't want to produce
> confusion by defining variables not in AUCTeX's namespace where the
> respective functionality of the original library is missing.

outline.el does not need to be loaded before you start AUCTeX.  I see
no reasonably working way to find out whether the variable is
available at run time.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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