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Re: document package.el

From: Uday S Reddy
Subject: Re: document package.el
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 06:51:29 +0100
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On 8/27/2010 4:14 AM, Christoph wrote:
On 8/26/2010 5:50 PM, Stefan Monnier wrote:

Downloading&installing packages from .emacs should not be encouraged.


Because if it gets stuck, your Emacs is stuck. A start-up file should do quick and safe configuration actions and return to the user so that he/she can get on with using it.

You are free to put whatever you want in your .emacs of course. But that can't be the policy.


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