Didier Verna <verna(a)inf.enst.fr> writes:
I find the default value of this variable particularly
arbitrary. I think it should be reduced to the minimum, like binary files or
Some vaguely related comments: this variable seems to have a different
default in GNU Emacs compared to XEmacs, and this seems like a bad
idea to me. (It's even more "aggressive"--it's a longer list--in GNU
Also, if I start up a vanilla XEmacs and do
M-x customize-variable completion-ignored-extensions
(or M-x customize-group minibuffer)
why am I told
[State]: this option has been changed outside the customize buffer.
This is perhaps not the most helpful message for new users, who might
wonder what they've done to change this variable.
John H. Palmieri
e-mail: palmieri.2(a)nd.edu 205 Computing/Math Bldg.
University of Notre Dame
(219) 631-8846 Notre Dame, IN 46556