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Re: Using the same custom file in two different OSes


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Using the same custom file in two different OSes
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:33:45 +0200

> From: Peter Dyballa <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:38:32 +0100
> Cc: 'Sebastien Vauban' <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> 
> > `window-system' has the advantage that it works with older Emacs releases.
> > 
> > But `display-graphic-p' is what is recommended for recent releases.
> > From the doc string of `window-system':
> > 
> > "Use of this function as a predicate is deprecated.  Instead,
> >  use `display-graphic-p' or any of the other `display-*-p'
> >  predicates which report frame's specific UI-related capabilities."
> > 
> > 
> This looks more like a regression than progress…
> 
> The variable `window-system' at least returns a value indicating on which 
> kind of graphic display this instance of GNU Emacs runs: x, w32, ns, pc, mac. 
> These variants still need different set-ups. And it also makes sense to 
> decorate the instance running in different colours to see at once in which 
> variant I'm in.

Which part of "as a predicate" did you not understand?  Uses of that
function when you are interested in its value is _not_ deprecated.




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