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Re: File type misclassification

Juanma Barranquero wrote:
On 3/20/07, David Kastrup <dak@gnu.org> wrote:

opening the following file in emacs-snapshot from Ubuntu Edgy
(sorry, I don't have a fresher CVS Emacs at work) will throw the
buffer into PostScript mode, presumably because it starts with "%!".
This seems rather like overkill.

Yep. It's magic-mode-alist's doing:

("%![^V]" . ps-mode)

Maybe it is already fixed in CVS: no idea.


Maybe the spec

* Adobe Technical Note 5001: PostScript Language Document Structuring,

Looks to me like "%!PS ... something ..." should be useful, but I do not know what the header can look like in a PostSript file.

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