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Re: More convenient default rollback for users

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: Re: More convenient default rollback for users
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:45:21 +0200
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On 03/30/2016 05:45 PM, Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen wrote:
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> The problem is that some options are supposed to be changed via
>> defcustoms, because those invoke a special function for the new value
>> to take effect.  In NEWS, we usually say "customize the option
>> so-and-so to such-and-such value", but how do you do that in
>> copy/paste-able way? invoke the function by hand?
> Perhaps there should be a `custom-setq' function that the user could
> eval?  Or perhaps this rollback buffer could be in a mode where just
> hitting RET on a form would execute the proper custom incantations...

Is that what customize-set-variable does? If not, then it would be very very 
very nice; most Emacs configs that I see online are nicely structured and split 
into a number of files, but they use setq even for variables that have custom 


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