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bug#39436: closed (Re: bug#39436: 27.0.60; Documentaion error for packag


From: Pieter van Oostrum
Subject: bug#39436: closed (Re: bug#39436: 27.0.60; Documentaion error for package-menu-hide-package)
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 11:31:12 +0100

On 15 Feb 2020, at 09:25, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

>> From: Stefan Kangas <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Pieter van Oostrum <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
>> Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2020 22:00:27 +0100
>> 
>> address@hidden (GNU bug Tracking System) writes:
>> 
>>>> (although "permanently" sounds quite strong to me.)
>>> 
>>> I've removed "Permanently" and made the description more detailed.
>> 
>> Thanks.  But in the new text, there seems to be no indication that the
>> hidden status is saved for future sessions.
>> 
>> I'm not sure how to best describe that, if we feel that "permanently"
>> is not clear enough.  Maybe we could say something along the lines of
>> "for all future sessions" or somesuch.  It's probably also a good idea
>> to mention the variable package-hidden-regexps.
>> 
>> WDYT?
> 
> Feel free to make such a change, although I don't particularly see why
> we need to emphasize the "future sessions" part here.  We don't
> actually say anywhere anything to the contrary, and there are no other
> commands that hide stuff only temporarily, do we?

I think the point is that the accumulated value in package-hidden-regexps is 
also written to customizations, and therefore preserved for future Emacs 
sessions.
-- 
Pieter van Oostrum





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