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Re: RFC: Flavors - naming significant sets of customizations


From: Dirk-Jan C . Binnema
Subject: Re: RFC: Flavors - naming significant sets of customizations
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:19:01 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.9.6pre2; emacs 24.3.1

On Monday Nov 25 2013, address@hidden wrote:

>> Has anyone already come up with a name for large customizations?
>
> "Theme"?
>
> Current customization themes typically only customize faces, but the
> underlying implementation allows a lot more flexibility since it can
> customize any Custom var and can include Elisp code.

They actually work quite well for that.

However, themes are not very 'hygienic' -- you cannot easily roll back a
whole theme; when you choose a new theme, it works on top of the already
chosen theme, with all the non-overridden settings still active.

--Dir.



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