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Re: [h-e-w] Ignoring unknown mode `*-mode'

From: Jeff Rancier
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Ignoring unknown mode `*-mode'
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 13:06:42 -0400

Thanks Stephe,

I guess it's just bad luck that someone in the past choose the '*-*-*" as a
comment line.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Leake" <address@hidden>
To: "Jeff Rancier" <address@hidden>
Cc: "Stephen Leake" <address@hidden>; "Emacs Help
(Windows)" <address@hidden>
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 12:52 PM
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Ignoring unknown mode `*-mode'

> "Jeff Rancier" <address@hidden> writes:
> > I'm pretty sure it's the header information.  Here's the first line:
> >
> >
> > -*\
> >
> > I'm sure that's the culprit.  So I can assume that Emacs with attempt to
> > determine which mode to use regardless of the extension?
> Not quite "regardless of the extension"; this mechanism overrides the
> extension. See the info node "Major Modes | Choosing Modes"
> You can do (setq enable-local-variables nil) to defeat this, and just
> use the extension to set the mode.
> --
> -- Stephe

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