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Re: `set-variable' should use :set

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: `set-variable' should use :set
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 19:47:47 +0200

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 18:13, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:

> But it seems we both prefer, at least in some such trivial cases, to teach
> fishing rather than grab the pole and pull an already caught fish on board.  I
> placed the fish firmly on the hook this time.  It's really not difficult to 
> reel
> it in.
> What's missing is the will to do so, which apparently depends on agreement 
> that
> this fish is a worthy one.  Or even a that it is truly a fish!  Submitting
> patches does no more good here than pointing out clearly what is wrong.  
> Believe
> me (or not).

I'm really interested in knowing whether I'm the only one who finds
this comment quite patronizing...

(I'm not offended, so this is not a request for apologies, but a
genuine question.)


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