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Re: Customize buttons that change user'scustomfileshouldaskforconfirmati

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Customize buttons that change user'scustomfileshouldaskforconfirmation
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2005 22:01:35 +0100

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luc Teirlinck" <address@hidden>

>        M-: (setq custom-file "X")
>        M-x customize
>        do some editing
>        save (into X)
>        M-: (setq custom-file "Y")
>        get (from ?)
>        Question is "from X" or "from Y"?
>    Good point. I would think it should be Y.
> Absolutely not. `(setq custom-file "Y")' means that you want Custom to
> _write_ to Y.  If you want Y to be read you have to load Y.
> (setq custom-file "Y")
> (load custom-file)

Is not this a bit of a contradiction? I would not say that the semantic is
really clear.

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