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Re: custom-set-variables considered harmful

From: Vivek Dasmohapatra
Subject: Re: custom-set-variables considered harmful
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 10:06:24 +0000 (GMT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.02 (DEB 1266 2009-07-14)

The idea is basically to use a syntax which happens to look close to
what you'd write by hand if you weren't using Customize, so that users
who copy&paste snippets of code end up copying more or less valid code,
instead of copying "code" like

Won't they then be surprised by the normal value sanitisation/hook-firing
etc that some settings rely on not happening and have even less idea
why it's not working when they inevitably cargo-cult the contents?

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