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Re: longish Local Variables in Files

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: longish Local Variables in Files
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 01:23:48 +0800

K> We can't recommend the use of backquote-newline-backquote in a shell
K> command.

K> The # hack is unnecessary and potentially confusing.

But we often need the #'s to hide from what is scanning the file. OK?
So there should be examples given for when you need #, and when you

Let's see, also there's long lines for .el's where we use ";" to hide,
"!" is used in .Xresources, etc. etc.  I suppose all these would hide
behind a ... `#



Untested. Ok, document all this. Perhaps test first.

K> that should be explained in the Emacs Lisp manual, not the Emacs manual.

anyways, my collection of hacks are intended for a small cookbook
section in the Emacs manual.

Document is soon as this topic is about to get boring.

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