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Re: Regression in dump-emacs-portable

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Regression in dump-emacs-portable
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2023 23:11:34 -0500

  > I've also historically used the default settings of Emacs for the most
  > part.  But if I want to see how optional features provided by packages
  > actually work, I want to be able to turn them on and off in an
  > options-type menu the way I would in these other editors.  Some
  > libraries/packages provide customizations via autoload, but to really
  > be sure you see all the knobs (and get some notion of what the
  > functionality might be), the packages have to be loaded.  Loading a
  > bunch of libraries/packages (particularly packages) at startup can be
  > slow.

I agree that this is a good area for improvement.  M-x customize was a
stab in that direction, but it isn't as good as what other programs

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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