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Re: gratuitous changes

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: gratuitous changes
Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2003 10:44:14 -0800

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> In particular, it's a bad idea to blindly use `delete-trailing-whitespace'
> (e.g. in write-file-hooks) on files you're going to check in.

  Or more generally, it's a bad idea to change the default value of
  *any* variable that might affect others. If you must do so, create a
  file local variable so that others have the same environment as you.

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