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Re: `set-variable' should use :set

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: `set-variable' should use :set
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:29:33 +0200
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"Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

> Drew Adams writes:
>  > That last part is a bit presumptuous, IMHO.  Perhaps it means to
>  > say only that `set-variable' is largely obsolete (although I don't
>  > see why it would be - it is quick; Customize is not).
> You've simply identified an optimization that isn't premature.
> Congratulations!
> OK, point made.  But I don't really understand why customize-variable
> needs to be any slower than set-variable.
>  > ("Obsolete" is not a verb BTW (e.g. "obsoleted"), although it is
>  > true that you can verb any noun.)
> Don't tell me that, submit a patch. ;-)


obsoletĀ·ed obsoletĀ·ing
Definition of OBSOLETE
: to make obsolete
First Known Use of OBSOLETE

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