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Re: Scratch buffer annoyance

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Scratch buffer annoyance
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 07:57:54 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Many user options provide a choice of different value types, but none 
> have a
>     `-choice' suffix.  So I see no better names than `startup-buffer' or
>     `initial-buffer'.
> Those names are not good because the value is not a buffer.
> `startup-buffer-choice' is better, because at least it doesn't
> imply the value is a buffer.
> However, I can also suggest `startup-buffer-initialization'.
> `startup-buffer-style', recently suggested, is also better than
> just `startup-buffer'.

I like startup-buffer-style.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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