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Re: custom-set-variables considered harmful

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: custom-set-variables considered harmful
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:56:30 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> I think that's a bug, though — multiple packages of mine have specific code
> to deal with this (users using setq instead of customize-set-variable).

Variables which need customize-set-variable will be printed as
(customize-set-variable 'VAR VAL) so that shouldn't be a problem.

> I like the direction of this patch very much, but I'm not a fan of this: it
> seems too error-prone.  It'd be much better if copying from the special form
> was safe (at least in the vast majority of cases).

I consider it as safe in the vast majority of cases.


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