[OS X Emacs] double messages at startup

Uwe Nestmann nestmann at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 03:28:32 EDT 2008

On 31.03.2008, at 19:35, David Reitter wrote:

> On my machine, it only says "inhibit-startup-screen is a variable  
> defined in `startup.el'."
> Is that what you're getting?
> If so, how exactly does that imply that one would set it there?

Yes, sorry, I misread.

[ It seems to get set in desktop.el, though. ]

> Now, setting it to `nil' does not bring back  the startup screen,  
> but if you're logically precise, the documentation doesn't state  
> that there is a startup screen if that variable is set to nil.  It  
> just says that the screen is inhibited if it's non-nil.

Yes, logically correct. ;-)

> Of course, this is a little awkward and will not be what people  
> expect,

This applies to myself.

Thanks anyway, I won't bother you further with this observation,
-- Uwe

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