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Re: Cool and Useful LISP for the .emacs file


From: kgold
Subject: Re: Cool and Useful LISP for the .emacs file
Date: 10 Nov 2003 21:17:28 GMT

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> > Never byte-compile your .emacs file by hand again!   
> 
> Better yet:
> 
>     Never byte-compile your .emacs file
> 
> This way, you save disk space, time, and energy when things don't work
> as expected.
> Have you ever measured a speed difference between starting Emacs with
> .emacs.el and with .emacs.elc ?  I strongly doubt it (unless you write
> a lot of real elisp code in your .emacs which is a bad idea in the
> first place).

Even better yet, use gnuserv.  Who cares how long it takes to start
when you do it twice a year.

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