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Re: [External] : Re: Default custom file was: Re: Propose to add setup-w

From: Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez
Subject: Re: [External] : Re: Default custom file was: Re: Propose to add setup-wizard.el to ELPA
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2022 18:35:19 +0100

If something is long-standing, I'd rather have it in init.el and leave custom.el for "experiments".
Wouldn't that make interacting with emacs more dynamic/attractive to new users?


On Tue, 4 Jan 2022 at 18:30, Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> wrote:
> From: Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 17:49:22 +0100
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>, "emacs-devel@gnu.org" <emacs-devel@gnu.org>,
>  Stefan Kangas <stefankangas@gmail.com>,
>  "paaguti@gmail.com" <paaguti@gmail.com>
>     Drew> If you want to change, to use only `custom-file'
>     Drew> for `custom*' stuff, move such settings from
>     Drew> your init file to your `custom-file'.  (And yes,
>     Drew> we should have a command that does that moving.)
> Making people who wish to retain long-standing behaviour set a
> variable or edit a config file for something as fundamental as loading
> and saving customizations is not something I would want, ever. The
> *only* case I can see where we could set custom-file to eg
> ~/.emacs.d/custom.el (and maybe load it automatically) is for people
> with no customizations.


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