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Re: difference between setq and setq-local

From: Pankaj Jangid
Subject: Re: difference between setq and setq-local
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:32:50 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor
<> writes:

> So setq-local always does the same thing.
> And setq-default always does the same thing as well.
> setq tho is the tricky one, it refers to the buffer-local
> variable if it exists ... _or_ acts like `setq-local' for some
> specific variables ... _or_ acts like setq-default if the
> there isn't buffer-local variable and also the variable
> doesn't stipulate it wants to be buffer-local soo bad!

Thanks for this primer on ‘setq-’ functions. It is permanently inscribed
now. And it is absolutely clear.

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