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Re: Emacs 26.1 release branch created

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs 26.1 release branch created
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:42:13 +0300

> Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:52:22 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> > (let ((text-quoting-style 'grave))
> >   (message "(setq coding-system '%S)"
> >            (find-operation-coding-system 'write-region "x")))
> > 
> > is incorrect, because it changes the quoting style not just for the
> > message, but also for the internals of find-operation-coding-system,
> > internals that are unrelated to the message and which will behave
> > contrary to user preference.
> So don't do that.  Just because you _can_ try to evaluate
> `(cons 42)', that doesn't mean it is usually a great idea
> to do so.

We are talking about what to say in the manual.  That some particular
way of achieving things isn't mentioned in the manual doesn't yet mean
it doesn't work when used correctly.

This all is a side lobe of the current discussion, let's not allow
ourselves to be distracted from the main issue at hand.

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