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Re: file-start-mode-alist

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: file-start-mode-alist
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 12:03:51 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> Is it OK to change the name of this var to `magic-default-mode-alist'?
> I think `file-start' is a bad choice because it makes the relation to
> magic-mode-alist non-obvious, and it incorrectly implies that only the start
> of the file is used, even though the match-function might very well use the
> end of the file (or any other part, as a matter of fact) instead.

FWIW, I agree.

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

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