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Re: use-package.el -> Emacs core

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: use-package.el -> Emacs core
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:52:55 +0100

On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 8:55 AM, Oleh Krehel <address@hidden> wrote:

> I have some reservations for this. While I use use-package, I started
> with it long after learning basic Elisp.  Essentially, use-package is a
> black box that abstracts and creates new syntax.  Which is fine for
> veteran users, since they have an idea of what it does.  But I think it
> might be detrimental to new Elisp users. Using the first method, they
> learn what `add-hook' is, what `add-to-list' is, what keymaps are etc.
> These things are useful in all kinds of places, not just in the context
> of setting up packages.

Wouldn't that be an argument against Customize, too?


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