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Re: emacs --pristine --> -vanilla

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: emacs --pristine --> -vanilla
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 16:52:54 -0500

> In xemacs, -vanilla is exactly equivalent to -q -no-site-file, so if
> our --pristine turns out to do something different, then we should
> have a -vanilla that is exactly -q -no-site-file
> the reason I think we should have a -vanilla is not just for xemacs
> consistency, but also emacs -q --no-site-file is too much of a
> mouthful, especially when telling newbies about it, and not easy for
> them to remember either.

Assuming we have a --pristine (or --vanilla) which does -q --no-site-file
plus ignoring Xresources etc... what would be the point of
having yet-another-option for -q --no-site-file ?
After all, we would then tell people to use --pristine anyway since
it's better than -q --no-site-file.


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