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Re: Customize buttons that change user's custom file should askforconfir

From: Robert J. Chassell
Subject: Re: Customize buttons that change user's custom file should askforconfirmation
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 16:39:16 -0500 (EST)

   ... Another possibility to consider for this might be "Installed
   Values" (or "Stock Values").

"Stock Values" is best.  It will cause me to ask, `what is meant by 
"stock values" ... ?'  

Like anyone who is not a novice Emacs person, I follow the convention
and set values in my .emacs file.  Only for features that I do not
understand, like fonts, do I use customize.  And, of course when I
realize I made a mistake and can see a better face, I change the
customized values that I have set within my .emacs file by

Asking what is meant by "stock values" is worthwhile for people who
have used Emacs for two decades or more -- for example, off hand, I
cannot remember whether `customize' considers stock values to be those
you see with `emacs -Q' or whether it uses the previously set values.
And the phrase is harmless to novices.

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