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Re: default-truncate-lines

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: default-truncate-lines
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2008 22:15:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.91 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, Nov 23 2007, Stefan Monnier wrote:

>>> -(defcustom gnus-article-truncate-lines default-truncate-lines
>>> +(defcustom gnus-article-truncate-lines (default-value 'truncate-lines)
>> I don't care about this change, but out of curiosity: (why) does it
>> make a difference?
> Every time I see one of those default-FOO variable used I get flashes of
> the following code:
> and every time I get to replace it with a use of `default-value', I feel
> like maybe this madness will disappear some day.

Wouldn't it make sense to suggest using (default-value 'foo) in the
doc strings of `default-foo'?

Bye, Reiner.
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