Poll: is ~/.emacs auto-migration worthwhile? Or too dangerous?
sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Oct 10 02:56:54 EDT 2007
Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu> writes:
> Michael Sperber wrote:
>>> Auto-migration is annoying. Especially, when you are trying to test
>>> XEmacs on a new platform where you actually use Emacs for daily work,
>>> e.g. Carbon port.
>> There's something I'm missing: Just say no to auto-migration the first
>> time, and it will remember and not ask you again.
> Oops! I replied to Michael alone, and with some bad info I think.
> What I was missing was what migration meant. I guess what I thought I
> was answering is not what was going to happen. So, just to be clear.
> If you say no, then nothing happens, right? In hindsight, I should
> have just said no and done it by hand. Stephen's point about custom
> may be a good one as well. However, if we all just say no, then there
> is no help there, right? Migration has not happened often enough for
> me to get a good idea of what I should be doing and maybe others are
> similarly confused. So, anything that can be done to clear this up
> would most likely be helpful.
You've made some good suggestions, and there's probably at least one
thing I can do to improve matters. It might be until next week or the
week after until I get to it, however.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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