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Re: re-loading an elisp file

From: Tim X
Subject: Re: re-loading an elisp file
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 09:49:45 +1100
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Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:

>> I frequently use your instead of you're and am quie aware of this bad
>> habit.
> I have read somewhere that one could set up an abbrev expansion for
> frequently mis-spelt/mis-typed words so that they expand to the rightly
> spelt word.

As David pointed out, the danger with your and you're is that they are
both legitimate words. An abbrev is of no use as there is not enough
information available for abbrev to know when to allow your and when to
replace it with you're, so abbrev is of no use.

tcross (at) rapttech dot com dot au

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