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Re: INSIDE_EMACS and Tramp

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: INSIDE_EMACS and Tramp
Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 19:16:49 +0300

> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 16:54:57 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> +(defvar inside-emacs-functions nil
> +  "List of functions to compose the environment variable INSIDE_EMACS.
> +Every package which needs to set a string in that envirenmont
> +variable shall add a function without arguments, which returns
> +the respective string, or nil.")

This should tell what happens with the values when there are more than
one function in the list.

> +(defun inside-emacs (&optional context)
> +  "Return the string to be set in environment variable INSIDE_EMACS.

"to be set in environment variable" sounds confusing.  How do you set
a string in a variable?

> +CONTEXT could be a string which is added."

Added to what?

This also needs a NEWS entry, I think.


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