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Re: New obsolete.el file for obsolete stuff?

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: New obsolete.el file for obsolete stuff?
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 14:38:31 +0200
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Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se> writes:

> I think this is a nice idea to basically move some cruft out of the way,
> to where we don't need to see it.

I don't think that would work...  We add the aliases and stuff so that
people's code will continue to work.  If somebody has out-of-tree code
that says

(require 'foo)

that continues to work even if we've obsoleted foo-name.  Moving it to a
separate file would defeat the purpose of that...

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