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Re: Reset buttons in Customize

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Reset buttons in Customize
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 20:31:45 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Giorgos Keramidas <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2006-01-04 12:58, Chong Yidong <address@hidden> wrote:
>> However, an even better simplification is what I previously suggested:
>> do away with the concept of "set for current session", and make
>> Customize save automatically.  This eliminates the above confusion
>> entirely, because the current value is always the saved value, as long
>> as you stick to Customize.  (And even external changes would be easy
>> to handle.)
> I regularly use "set for current session" to test changes that affect
> the way things work, but revert to my saved settings a while later.
> Being able to experiment with several customizations at once, without
> fearing that I will ruin my ~/.emacs file is, in my opinion, something
> that for me works as a motivation to experiment with new customizations.
> I'd be sad to see this go away, but this is perhaps just me.


David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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