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Re: Nice Emacs Lisp


From: Mike Mattie
Subject: Re: Nice Emacs Lisp
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 06:31:53 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.16 (2007-06-09)

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 02:11:00AM -0700, rustom wrote:
> On Mar 19, 8:33?pm, "Drew Adams" <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > FWIW - I like (and recommend) using `custom-file' and keeping Customize 
> > stuff
> > out of the `init-file'. I load `custom-file' as the very last thing in my 
> > init
> > file. (YMMV.)
> 
> The customization business is major irritation for me.
> 
> Of course I use a separated custom-file so that it does not throw crud
> into my init.
> 
> It would be so nice-n-simple if we could set an option -- something
> like use-.emacs-dir (as against single-file-.emacs.  Using this option
> would make each customization group go into a separate file
> in .emacs.d. Then that file could have a custom-set-variable along
> with anything else related to that mode/group.

It turns out to be suprisingly easy just to throw customization overboard.
Not everyone's cup of tea, but it certianly helps quite a bit.

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