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Re: C:\_emacs not being read


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: C:\_emacs not being read
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 06:07:46 +0300

> Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2007 22:16:05 +0100
> From: Jason Rumney <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> Shanks N wrote:
> > If there is no .emacs or _emacs in App Data/ folder and there is a
> >  _emacs file in C:\, then Emacs 22.1 does not read the _emacs file.
> 
> .emacs is the standard name for Emacs's user init file. _emacs has
> traditionally been additionally supported by the Windows port, because
> the FAT16 file system was unable to represent the true name, but noone
> uses FAT16 file systems anymore, and such use is deprecated.

But if we don't want to support _emacs on Windows anymore, we should
be consistent and remove it from startup.el as well, and also stop
mentioning it in the user manual, right?




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