>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull
Stephen> It's a POLA issue. People expect that code will work the same in
Stephen> init.el as it does in the *scratch* buffer. This does come up
Stephen> occasionally on c.e.x, not very much on xemacs-beta, though.
Stephen> Also, it's disconcerting (to me, anyway) to have customizations take
Stephen> effect suddenly after the init process, including loading of desktop
Stephen> etc. This is purely cosmetic.
OK, I'll take your word and withdraw my objection.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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