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Re: Cool and Useful LISP for the .emacs file

From: Joe Corneli
Subject: Re: Cool and Useful LISP for the .emacs file
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 08:31:42 -0600

Gareth Rees,

>   Delete your .emacs!

How about just ditching the computer and working with pen and ink?

> This means that you can go to a new machine, run Emacs on it, and it
> works just the same as on your old machine!

Or maybe as a more moderate course, be careful to write a .emacs that
works universally?  This might be more or less challenging, but I
think it is a good goal for participants in the emacswiki .emacs
project to keep in mind.  At least say whether the code is *designed*
to work on any Emacs or whether it is hand-crafted for some specific

> And when you find a problem you know it's really to do with
> Emacs and not with some "cool" trick you copied out of someone else's
> .emacs without understanding it.

C-h k <string>  will tell you where your keystrokes are defined,
from there it shouldn't be too hard to track down the source of
the problems you find.  You can always delete code you don't 
understand if you think it is causing you trouble.  


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