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 firstname.lastname@example.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