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Re: find-file-hook as illustration of Custom problems

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: find-file-hook as illustration of Custom problems
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2005 11:42:20 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     If you mean removing the "Changed outside Custom" warning from those
>     rogue-at-startup (with emacs -q) variables that are really harmless,
>     then I could definitely do that way in time for Emacs 22 (old 21.4).
>     The way in which I would do that could be a temporary solution until a
>     more fundamental solution is implemented.  I could mention that in a
>     comment.
> This is the wrong solution.  The right solution for variables such as
> minibuffer-prompt-properties is to set up a valid expression for its
> standard value.  It may be necessary to store the current default
> value in a new variable 

or use a `valid-expression' property on the variable 

>                         so that the standard value can use that
> variable.  This is easy and simple, it's just that each variable needs
> to be looked at separately.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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