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Re: .emacs-settings.el

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: .emacs-settings.el
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 15:51:28 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.50 (darwin)

On Thu, 06 Sep 2007 14:10:41 -0600 Tom Tromey <address@hidden> wrote: 

>>>>>> "Ted" == Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
Ted> Also, C-h v and customize-variable should say that project.el has
Ted> overridden a variable, so the user doesn't have to wonder.  There should
Ted> also be a user-visible message when project.el is detected and used.

Tom> Do we do these things for file-local variables?

I don't believe so.  But those variables are right in the file you're
editing, while emacs-settings.el lives outside the buffer, so it's not
as visible to the user.  That's the difference in scope that made me
think hiding the file would be a bad idea.

Tom> I don't mind the latter, though I imagine I would consider it noise.

Sure, as long as it's possible to filter it out :)


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