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Re: Perhaps rearrange *Help* buffer a bit?

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Perhaps rearrange *Help* buffer a bit?
Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 20:26:01 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On 07/09/19 01:59 AM, Basil L. Contovounesios wrote:
> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:
>>> gnus-summary-article-delete-hook is a variable defined in ‘gnus-sum.el’.
>>> Its value is nil
>>> Local in buffer *Summary nnimap+quimby.gnus.org:emacs-devel*; global value 
>>> is the same.
>>>   This variable may be risky if used as a file-local variable.
>> I'll lean out of my passing car and shoot a paintball at the shed:
>> I've never understood what "risky" meant. Why would I make it file-local
>> to begin with? What would happen if I did? Who would be at risk?
> Do  (info "(emacs) Safe File Variables")
> and (info "(elisp) File Local Variables")
> answer your questions?  If not, why not?

Okay, I shouldn't have said "I've never understood...", I should have
said, "I keep forgetting...". It's not that I can't find the
information, it's that it is very rarely relevant to anything I'm doing
with the variable in question. IMO it could be moved down into the "less
important" information section.

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