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Re: Emacs 26.1 release branch created

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Emacs 26.1 release branch created
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:24:43 -0700
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>>>>> "DA" == Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

DA> Another difference between the two (of course): With #1 you can easily
DA> control the scope of the effect.

DA> For example, you can use a single such `let' for multiple such messages.
DA> And you can of course do this at any depth. And you can override that
DA> locally at some depth using another `let', binding a different value to
DA> `text-quoting-style'.

Why not mention both ways of resolving the matter in the documentation?
(message "%s") for all the simple cases (which should be most of them), and
let-binding text-quoting-style for the complex cases. Programmers should
really know about both.

John Wiegley                  GPG fingerprint = 4710 CF98 AF9B 327B B80F
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