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Re: Fwd: Preventing drag & drop the dired way

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Fwd: Preventing drag & drop the dired way
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 12:40:41 +0200
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Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:

> I would have suggested to use `dired-mode-hook' to reset the dnd
> variables to their standard values.  But this won't work because the
> DND setup is done after running the hooks in `dired-mode'.

That would appear to be a mistake: the purpose of the hook variables
is to establish user preferences at a late point in the load sequence.

> I think it is reasonable that a user prefers to have the default
> drop behavior in dired.  Shouldn't we have an option for this?  I'd
> suggest the following patch.  Okay to install?

It would appear more sensible to fix the hook executation to come

Actually, your patch does that, too.

It looks reasonable to me.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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