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Re: no byte-compilation in windows release



Another reason I recommended wget for windows is because of wget-el 
which gives a user of emacs at least access to wget inside of emacs 
without the necessity to close down emacspeak and open up windows power 
shell.

On Mon, 21 Oct 2013, Haden Pike wrote:

> Personally, I wouldn't install anything which isn't absolutely necessary.  I'm
> thinking use Windows Power Shell to download packages.
> Haden
> 
> On 10/21/2013 6:10 AM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > Windows will need something analogous to the linux script program to be
> > turned on first by any bat file that compiles emacspeakwin.  Also, an
> > e-mail with a successful compile and install is valuable as well as an
> > e-mail with errors.  A reasonable going assumption will be that people
> > installing this kind of package for the first time will have none of the
> > prerequisite software so if a bat file can go get it and install it
> > first everybody probably gets that much closer to successful installs.
> > One package to get for windows maybe first if it's not on the computer
> > would probably be wget for windows since that can be used to download
> > any missing prerequisites later.
> >
> > On Mon, 21 Oct 2013, Jarek Czekalski wrote:
> >
> > > After listening to voices in "ems-interactive-p, a bug in
> > > call-interactively-p" thread [1], I would like to answer here.
> > >
> > > W dniu 2013-10-12 00:05, Jarek Czekalski pisze:
> > > > I'll work on a script to do the compilation. Indeed it could be bundled
> > > > with
> > > > the installer. A one for windows, a batch file.
> > > Currently I don't think it is a good idea. How to handle compilation
> > > errors?
> > > How to handle users reporting errors? Users are not developers and may
> > > have
> > > troubles communicating about compilation errors. I don't like the idea of
> > > forcing a user to compile computer program.
> > >
> > > Performance may be sacrificed. If compiled Emacspeak could be run by
> > > computers
> > > 20 years ago, it can also be run now without compilation.
> > >
> > > If someone else wants to spends his time on a *robust* compilation script,
> > > please contribute it to the project. For me it is too much work and new
> > > problems for too little benefit.
> > >
> > > By the way. I am still not sure about the cause of the "cl-proclaim" error
> > > when running compiled emacspeak. If I load "emacspeak.elc", I get an
> > > error. No
> > > error with "emacspeak.el", which surprisingly is called by the official
> > > script. But since compilation is put aside, I don't find it necessary to
> > > dig
> > > that problem.
> > >
> > > [1] http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~priestdo/emacspeak/2013/msg00431.html
> > >
> > > Jarek
> > >
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> > Avoid the Gates Of Hell, use Linux!
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