sperber(a)informatik.uni-tuebingen.de (Michael Sperber [Mr. Preprocessor]) writes:
I conclude from this that `init-file-user' is really too arcane
matter. The logic behind it is too twisted for me to really grok,
and therefore probably to most users and many developers.
I think I agree with this. I wonder what the rationale for
introducing `init-file-user' must have looked like. Like, "Wouldn't
it really be cool to have a variable that makes me pretend that I'm
another user, because I'm too lazy to cp his .emacs over to my home
dir and I can't be bothered to manually specify a different startup
- zap `init-file-user'
- set user-init-directory (effectively) to "~/.xemacs"
- fix the two packages that need adjustment
Yes, yes, and yes. As far as I'm concerned, go ahead.