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Re: Eliminating "changed in Emacs outside of Customize"

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Eliminating "changed in Emacs outside of Customize"
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 16:41:09 +0100

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Per Abrahamsen" <address@hidden>

> In order for customize to work non-surprisingly, it has to be the only
> interface for changing the variable.  [ This is why you should never
> defcustom a variable that is changed through Lisp code.  Instead,
> split the variable in two, one for the Lisp code and one for the user
> alone (through customize). ]

This is IMO a very good point and if I understand Drew A correctly this is
one thing he has been pointing out. (Though he says a lot more than this.)

It would perhaps be good if set-variable was under the customize umbrella

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