[OS X Emacs] turn-on-auto-fill not working

Patrick May pjm at spe.com
Fri Feb 27 15:40:41 EST 2009

On 27 Feb 2009, at 12:23, David Reitter wrote:
> On 26 Feb 2009, at 17:24, Patrick May wrote:
>> ;; default to text mode
>> (setq default-major-mode 'text-mode)
> I generally recommend against that, because it slows down Aquamacs  
> (and any Emacs).  Many buffers are created for internal functions,  
> and every time this happens, it will do all the things needed for  
> `text-mode', which can be a lot (e.g., auto fill mode, spell  
> checking, etc.).  Earlier Aquamacs versions had this set like you  
> do, but I've learned from experience :)
> Instead, in recent Aquamacs versions, just set `initial-major- 
> mode'.  This will apply to buffers created with Command-N or Command- 
> T.

	Thanks, I'll make that change.



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