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Re: [Pkg-octave-devel] Re: Inappropriate user-level configuration in system files

[N.B. 1: Niels, Dirk, and other members of the DOG: I am moving this
discussion to debian-emacs.  I cannot really make my mind on this issue
and I hope that broadening the discussion will help us to find a

[N.B. 2: Please, keep Cc: to 334347@bugs.debian.org]

Dear debian-emacsen lurkers,

I am bringing Bug#334347 to your attention.  Here is a summary of the

* Niels Möller files a bug report against octave2.1-emacsen complaining
  that /etc/emacs/site-start.d/50octave.el fiddles with user preferences.
* Dirk Eddelbuettel, the original author of that file, considers this a
  non-bug, since 50octave.el is a configuration file, which can be edited
  at will.  Besides, the defaults set are reasonable.

* Niels Möller gives a long reply, making his arguments clearer.

I would like to know what people in this mailing list think about this



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