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Re: replacing a function with another one

From: lee
Subject: Re: replacing a function with another one
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:02:32 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden> writes:

> lee <address@hidden> writes:
>> > "mode:" is for *major* modes, i.e. not for hi-lock-mode.
>> > You want to use "eval: (hi-lock-mode)" instead.
>> Does this create the variable before the mode is enabled?
> AFAIK, yes, as long as the variable is mentioned before the
> "eval:(hi-lock-mode)".

I tried that, and it didn`t work.

>> What if someone edits the buffer and changes the value of this
>> variable?  Will it be updated automatically?
> No, you would have to do this explicitly.

I have made it so that by default, the variable is read from the
buffer.  So either way, it is being set before it`s needed, unless you
customise it differently.

That also has the advantage that when its value changes, it can  be
re-read from the buffer.

I think I`ll give it a try to add this to hi-lock-mode --- it would make
sense to have it as part of it ...

Knowledge is volatile and fluid.  Software is power.

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