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To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] How about a \ChangeWhenAddingAnEAPI marker?
Date: Mon, 7 May 2012 00:50:22 +0200
>>>>> On Sun, 6 May 2012, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:

> On Sun, 6 May 2012 21:40:42 +0200
> Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote:
>> > In pms.tex, at the top, we say
>> 
>> >     \CurrentEAPIIs{4}
>> 
>> > Then everywhere where we have EAPI dependent content, we put
>> 
>> >     \ChangeWhenAddingAnEAPI{4}
>> 
>> > which we can then grep for. Also, if you change the current EAPI,
>> > and forget to change any of the markers, an error is produced.
>> 
>> This looks a bit over-engineered to me. Wouldn't simple comments serve
>> the same purpose?

> Comments don't force a failure when you forget about them. Being
> self-validating makes it hard to screw up accidentally.

Then use at least names for these commands that are easier to type.
Shorter and without capital letters, please.

How about \latesteapi and \eapichange?

Ulrich


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[PATCH] How about a \ChangeWhenAddingAnEAPI marker?
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: [PATCH] How about a \ChangeWhenAddingAnEAPI marker?
-- Ulrich Mueller
Re: [PATCH] How about a \ChangeWhenAddingAnEAPI marker?
-- Ciaran McCreesh
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