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Re: [External] : Re: Propose to add setup-wizard.el to ELPA

From: Sean Whitton
Subject: Re: [External] : Re: Propose to add setup-wizard.el to ELPA
Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2022 23:32:19 -0700
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On Wed 05 Jan 2022 at 04:35pm +01, Lars Ingebrigtsen wrote:

> Sean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name> writes:
>>> I also think it's high time that we default to not having the Customize
>>> stuff in the init file, but put it in a different file.
>> A few people have mentioned this but I don't understand why -- I
>> recently dropped a really old setq for custom-file because I couldn't
>> come up with any advantages to having it in a separate file.
> It's disturbing to many to find that Emacs has made changes in a file
> that you thought they were in control of.

Okay, I think I can imagine a new user being disturbed by that, as I
guess other programs they have used probably don't do anything similar.
Especially if they haven't yet checked their init.el into VC.

Sean Whitton

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