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Re: Changes for emacs 28

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:42:41 +0200

>>>>> On Tue, 8 Sep 2020 07:52:02 -0400, Boruch Baum <boruch_baum@gmx.com> said:

    Boruch> I do think it would be great for emacs to include a curated 
    Boruch> of sample init files descriptively labeled for use-case. I would go
    Boruch> further and suggest that the technique of using an org-mode file 
    Boruch> embedded code blocks as one's emacs init file be adopted as 
    Boruch> and be used for those collection of init files. That way each code 
    Boruch> can be explained and annotated to 'new' users.

Now youʼre just trying to get me to start rummaging through the garage
for a pitchfork and some torches. There are experienced emacs users
who manage to shoot themselves in the foot with such a setup, any
sample init files should just be emacs lisp forms, with
comments. Thatʼs the only setup thatʼs almost guaranteed to work out
of the box.


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