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Re: Default emacs init file location confusion

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Default emacs init file location confusion
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:39:19 +0100

>>>>> On Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:15:54 +0200, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> said:

    >> +++
    >> ** Emacs can now use the XDG convention for init files.
    >> For example, it can look for init.el in "~/.config/emacs/init.el", and
    >> similarly for other init files.

    Eli> I would remove the last sentence, as "for example" should IMO be after
    Eli> the more general description.


    >> The 'XDG_CONFIG_HOME' environment variable (which defaults to 
    >> specifies the parent directory of these and other configuration files.
    Eli>                        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Eli> And change here to say "directory of init.el and other configuration
    Eli> files".

Hmm, I did that, and found the result not as clear as it could
be. Iʼll do some more wordsmithing.

    Eli> Btw, the "+++" before the NEWS entry means we have this documented in
    Eli> the manuals, but I wonder whether the current text there is in sync
    Eli> with the code change we are about to install.

No, it is definitely not aligned.


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