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Re: [Emacs-orgmode] Attention XEmacs users

From: Tim O'Callaghan
Subject: Re: [Emacs-orgmode] Attention XEmacs users
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 15:21:10 +0200
User-agent: mutt-ng/devel-r655 (CYGWIN_NT-5.1)

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 06:54:13PM +0200, Carsten Dominik wrote:
> If you are using XEmacs to run org-mode, the following is important 
> for you:
> Starting with the next release of Org-mode (4.38, only a few days 
> away), Org-mode will require the use of noutline.el, a new 
> implementation of outline mode on which Org-mode is based.  This new 
> implementation uses text overlays with invisibility properties to 
> hide text.  This new implementation is already standard on GNU Emacs, 
> so nothing needs to be done if you are using GNU Emacs.
> XEmacs currently still uses the old implementation which is based on 
> selective display to hide text.  This works great, but is much harder 
> to program for.  Since there is now a port of noutline.el for XEmacs 
> which seems to work stably, I will enforce using it, to make things 
> much easier for the Org-mode side, and thus for me.  Therefore, 
> starting with the next version of Org-mode you need to install 
> noutline.el.  In the near future, I will slowly but surely remove the 
> code needed for compatibility with the old outline.el.
> The only way to keep me from doing what I just said is to download 
> noutline.el *now*, test it and report problems with it or with the 
> combination noutline/Org-mode.
> You may download it at
>    http://www.astro.uva.nl/~dominik/Tools/org/noutline.el
> and install it in the usual way:  byte-compile it, put both 
> noutline.el and noutline.elc on your load path.  And put (for now) 
> (require 'noutline) somewhere early into your .xemacs/init.el file.
> Thanks for your understanding.

Could you just add it into a 'contrib' type directory in the
distribution file?

I was thinking of suggesting the creation of a contrib directory where
you can throw things like this, as well as contributed perl scripts
and other stuff such as the other org mode extensions....


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