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Re: defadvice and assumptions on auditory icons

"T. V. Raman" <raman@users.sf.net> writes:

> In general the speech-enablers for no interactive command should
> assume that auditory icons are on i.e., they should be producing a
> spoken message --- either via elisp function "message" or via
> dtk-speak.
> Use message if it's ok for the spoken message to show up in the echo
> area; use dtk-speak otherwise.

I am not sure that I know of instances where it would be OK and where it
would not.  Is there some convention that gets followed?

> the advice in w3m needs a lot of work -- since I myself dont use
> emacs/w3m, it needs an owner/maintainer if it is to remain useful ---
> at present it's mostly unmaintained cruft.

I plan to take a look there soon.  I know there are some functions that
need a bit of work.  Right now I am working on some functions in gnus
that are not advised.  I should have a patch in the next week or two.


Robert D. Crawford                                      rdc1x@comcast.net

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet,
Are of imagination all compact...
		-- Wm. Shakespeare, "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

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