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Re: Automatic minor modes?

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Automatic minor modes?
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2018 17:45:14 +0200
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Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2018-04-14 10:56, Lars Ingebrigtsen wrote:
>> Do we have a method for this?  That is, a way to say "this major mode
>> will activate these minor modes, unless the user has disabled that"?
> The way it's usually done is with a globalized minor mode.  The major
> mode then sets a variable (eldoc-documentation-function, or
> prettify-symbols-alist), and the minor mode turns itself on based on
> that variable.

Ah, I see.  So `hide-password-mode' would be a globalized minor mode
that's on by default, and the ~/.authinfo major mode would set a
`hide-password-alist' (or something) buffer-local variable to signal
that it should do its work in that buffer?

That makes sense.

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