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Re: New custom faces for rmail.el

From: Bastien Guerry
Subject: Re: New custom faces for rmail.el
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 13:24:26 +0000
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> But AFAICS there are many places where we have both mistakes: 1) have a
>> face *and* a variable, and 2) name them with the *-face suffix.
> Having a variable is not necessarily an error.  In the case of
> font-lock, this was done originally so as to allow font-lock faces to be
> changed on a per-buffer basis (by making the variable buffer-local and
> making it point to different faces).  Until Miles installs his changes
> that add the ability to change faces on a per-buffer basis, this is
> still useful.
> As for the -face name, this is historical and should probably be
> changed, tho when we changed the others we specifically avoided changing
> the font-lock ones.

Thanks for the clarification.


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