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Re: ASCII-only startup message?

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: ASCII-only startup message?
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2015 10:45:48 -0800
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
   (insert ";; אבגדה\n")
Emacs already behaves slightly differently in major modes that
derive from prog-mode,

Sure, if one includes the characters that delimit a comment, as in that example. But characters within a comment are generally treated as text by Emacs, and this is a good thing. Users should not need to learn different rules for text-within-a-comment as opposed to other text.

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