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Re: emacs init and mode-maps

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: emacs init and mode-maps
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 12:02:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, Jun 22 2006, David Kastrup wrote:

> Reiner Steib <> writes:
>> Use `eval-after-load' or a mode hook.
> (add-hook 'sh-mode-hook (lambda nil
>    (define-key sh-mode-map "\M-#" 'variable-anlegen)))
> Would be sort of the usual way to do this.  eval-after-load is rather
> an emergency measure and not desirable here.

My understanding was that `eval-after-load' is discouraged in
programs, but okay for user init files:

,----[ (info "(elisp)Hooks for Loading") ]
| You can ask for code to be executed if and when a particular library is
| loaded, by calling `eval-after-load'.
| [...]
|    In general, well-designed Lisp programs should not use this feature.
| [...]
|    But it is OK to use `eval-after-load' in your personal
| customizations if you don't feel they must meet the design standards for
| programs meant for wider use.

Bye, Reiner.
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