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Re: Making `interactive' conditional

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Making `interactive' conditional
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 22:46:18 -0500

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I think it is a bad idea to make the interactive nature of a command
conditional.  If the user types a command's name after M-x,
it should always call the command.

I think it is reasonable to omit commands from M-x's completion,
but refusing to run them is going to far in imposing on the user.

Dr Richard Stallman
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