>>>>> On Tue, 3 Aug 1999 09:15:29 +0200 (CEST), Andreas Tille <email@example.com> said:
Andreas> On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Ruud de Rooij wrote:
>> > No, I think this is the right behaviour. The only thing which
>> > would make sense could be, that the ~/.emacs files of each user
>> > could be scanned and the line could be added as comment with a
>> > describing text. So each user could be informed about the
>> > installed packages. I think that not all users parse the
>> > database of installed programs every week and read the according
>> > docs. But this would be much more effort in the installation
>> > scripts.
>> This sounds like something that needs to be coordinated between
>> all emacs and emacs add-on packages maintainers. You could bring
>> it up on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andreas> Is someone subscribed to this list and could foreward this
Andreas> idea, please. Of course, only if he thinks that this is a
Andreas> good idea ...
Messing with a user's config files is generally a bad idea, but it
might be nice if all emacs package maintainers added something like a
/usr/doc/example.emacs file to their packages so that there was a
simple place for all these config statements to go and be found.
(This is assuming that autoloads won't work or are a bad idea in a
PS: crossposted to the emacsen list to get feedback from there.
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