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bug#32643: 26; minor-mode variables

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: bug#32643: 26; minor-mode variables
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:51:37 -0400

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  > It doesn't say why some do and some don't.  Why doesn't it?  What's the
  > answer to that question?  For example, why doesn't variable
  > `auto-fill-mode' exist?  Shouldn't all minor modes have a variable?
  > Which ones should?

It is not crucial for the manual to answer "why" questions.
If this one were easy to answer, it could be worth answering.
But in fact this one would be a lot of work.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
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