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Re: Enabling global-font-lock-mode

From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: Enabling global-font-lock-mode
Date: 25 Oct 2002 10:27:42 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

>> I prefer to edit the .emacs directly, it's a greater learn effect and I 
>> don't like to use things that I don't understand.
> Unfortunately it's also a greater risk that it won't work on future
> versions!

Actually, no :-(
There is much more thought put into and experience with maintaining
backward compatibility for hand-edited .emacs code than for
custom-generated settings.
That's also because even Emacs maintainers don't really understand all
the details of `custom'.


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