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bug#7986: 23.2.91; Remove unwise advice from manual


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#7986: 23.2.91; Remove unwise advice from manual
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2011 00:57:11 +0100

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 12:26 AM, Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>   Normally, well-designed Lisp programs should not use
> `eval-after-load'.  If you need to examine and set the variables
> defined in another library (those meant for outside use), you can do it
> immediately--there is no need to wait until the library is loaded.  If
> you need to call functions defined by that library, you should load the
> library, preferably with `require' (*note Named Features::).

You can't do that. Just imagine you write a library with one single
purpose: doing something after another library is loaded.





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