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Re: Lisp manual text on buffer-local values


From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Lisp manual text on buffer-local values
Date: 31 May 2003 02:17:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Dave Love <address@hidden> writes:

> Node `Intro to Buffer-Local' contains this text with an example
> following.  I _think_ it's obsolete in Emacs 21 following changes to
> the binding mechanism.  At least the example now behaves differently.
> 
>    *Warning:* When a variable has buffer-local values in one or more
> buffers, you can get Emacs very confused by binding the variable with
> `let', changing to a different current buffer in which a different
> binding is in effect, and then exiting the `let'.  This can scramble
> the values of the buffer-local and default bindings.

This has been reworded in CVS emacs, and the examples fixed too.

-- 
Kim F. Storm  http://www.cua.dk





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