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bug#5627: 23.1.90; outline-regexp ignores customization

From: Andreas Roehler
Subject: bug#5627: 23.1.90; outline-regexp ignores customization
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 20:53:01 +0100
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Glenn Morris wrote:
> Andreas Röhler wrote (on Tue, 23 Feb 2010 at 12:51 +0100):
>> C-h v outline-regexp:
>> outline-regexp is a variable defined in `outline.el'.
>> Its value is
>> ";;;\\(;* [^         \n]\\|###autoload\\)\\|("
>> Local in buffer ar-thing-at-point-utils-intern.el; global value is 
>> "(\\|[A-Z]"
> Yes, some modes such as emacs-lisp-mode make buffer-local settings of
> outline-regexp, since the value is likely to be very dependent on the
> type of file.
> As it says in the documentation of that variable:
>   The recommended way to set this is with a Local Variables: list
>   in the file it applies to.
> Or use a mode-hook.

Did see that recommendation.
However, from my point of view modes should not overwrite expressingly set 

Local variables definitions set inside the file are nasty.

Anyway, thanks for your care.


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