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Re: desktop

From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: Re: desktop
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 13:34:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     >     (desktop-load-default)
>     >     (desktop-read)
>     >     (setq desktop-enable t)

> Is there any situation in which the user benefits from
> having desktop-enable be nil?  Do users want that mode of
> operation?  If not, we could just make desktop-enable t by default.
> Why not?

As it is, if desktop-enable is non-nil, then loading desktop.el will
also enable it.  I think that is surprising for users.

The correct solution would be to set desktop-enable to t in one of the
two other functions.

There is no substitute for experience.

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