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Re: How to change standard date


From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: How to change standard date
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 18:37:16 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, Dec 17 2009, Cecil Westerhof wrote:

> Sergei Organov <address@hidden> writes:
>>  (setq gnus-treat-date-local 'head)
[...]
> That works. But the documentation is not very clear then. Because for
> nil I do not put a '. So instead of talking about head, it should be
> about 'head.

Use customize (`M-x customize-variable RET gnus-treat-date-local RET',
you can simply click on this in Gnus) or read (info "(gnus)Emacs for
Heathens"), especially...

,----[ (info "(gnus)Emacs Lisp") ]
|    Some pitfalls:
| 
|    If the manual says "set `gnus-read-active-file' to `some'", that
| means:
| 
|      (setq gnus-read-active-file 'some)
| 
|    On the other hand, if the manual says "set `gnus-nntp-server' to
| `nntp.ifi.uio.no'", that means:
| 
|      (setq gnus-nntp-server "nntp.ifi.uio.no")
| 
|    So be careful not to mix up strings (the latter) with symbols (the
| former).  The manual is unambiguous, but it can be confusing.
`----

Bye, Reiner.
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