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[Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/doc/lispref/display.texi,v

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/doc/lispref/display.texi,v
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 20:24:57 +0000

CVSROOT:        /sources/emacs
Module name:    emacs
Changes by:     Glenn Morris <gm>       08/09/20 20:24:57

Index: display.texi
RCS file: /sources/emacs/emacs/doc/lispref/display.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.22
retrieving revision 1.23
diff -u -b -r1.22 -r1.23
--- display.texi        16 Sep 2008 01:12:09 -0000      1.22
+++ display.texi        20 Sep 2008 20:24:57 -0000      1.23
@@ -1803,6 +1803,11 @@
 customize using the Customization buffer (@pxref{Easy Customization,,,
 emacs, The GNU Emacs Manual}).
+  People are sometimes tempted to create variables whose values specify
+which faces to use (for example, Font-Lock does this).  In the vast
+majority of cases, this is not necessary, and simply using faces
+directly is preferable.
 @defmac defface face spec doc [keyword address@hidden
 This declares @var{face} as a customizable face that defaults
 according to @var{spec}.  You should not quote the symbol @var{face},

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