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Re: [PATCH] Various fixes for early init file changes

From: Clément Pit-Claudel
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Various fixes for early init file changes
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:14:36 -0400
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On 2018-03-19 16:16, Radon Rosborough wrote:
>> Disabling should be easy for anyone, including novices.
> I agree with your philosophy but in this case allowing such disabling
> would actually do more harm than good. It's not a matter of a choice
> being made for the user, it's just a case of their init-file is wrong
> and needs to be fixed (otherwise it will load slower). Let's be
> pragmatic here and recognize that since basically every user of Emacs
> is going to see this message, if there is any way for the user to mess
> up, it will happen hundreds of times.
> Stefan's suggestion is of course the right answer, I think: the user
> is given an option to fix the warning, not disable it.

There is another change we could consider: automatically removing the 
automatically-added call to package-initialize.

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