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Re: Leading * in docstrings of defcustoms.

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Leading * in docstrings of defcustoms.
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 02:48:32 +0900

Stefan Monnier writes:
 > >> It should be OK for packages that are not independently maintained
 > >> outside of Emacs (like org, tramp, etc.).
 > > I was going to say, why should that make a difference - they must all
 > IIUC the problem is not just one of syncing (tho it sadly appears it's
 > also a problem), but that the * does make a difference in older versions
 > of Emacs and maybe also under XEmacs.

AFAIK usage of the * is very inconsistent in XEmacs.  XEmacs tends not
to make a clear distinction between user variables and internal
variables in any case.  I don't think you need to worry about XEmacs.

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