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Re: Changelog mode entry in auto-mode-alist

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: Changelog mode entry in auto-mode-alist
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 12:11:40 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> writes:

>   > Is this really desirable?  With this change, ChangeLog.sh (for
>   > instance) opens in change-log-mode rather than shell script mode.
>   > Maybe we should either revert this change (and use file variables to
>   > specify the mode for ChangeLog.unicode and similarly-named files), or
>   > move the change-log-mode entry further down in auto-mode-alist.
> File variables are not very good for non-emacs hackers. We can do it
> in emacs, but there are other projects that use the
> ChangeLog.BRANCH_NAME convention, we should make using the right mode
> easier for those projects.
> I'd vote for moving the change-log-mode further down in
> auto-mode-alist. 

I've split the ChangeLog.[0-9] and ChangeLog.[a-z0-9] entries, and
moved the latter further down the list.

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