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

Patrick May pjm at spe.com
Fri Feb 27 17:22:19 EST 2009

On 27 Feb 2009, at 16:33, David Reitter wrote:
> On 27 Feb 2009, at 15:44, Patrick May wrote:
>> 	Thanks.  Out of curiosity, what is the reason for these extra  
>> files?  I don't really mind making the changes there, but it does  
>> make it difficult to use the same .emacs file on multiple platforms.
> The change is because the canonical place for preferences /  
> customization is in the user's ~/Library/Preferences/AppName/  
> directory on Mac OS X.
> Also, I find it sensible to separate user-editable configuration  
> code from material that is written and overwritten by Aquamacs  
> ("Save Options").
> You can easily customize the `custom-file'  in your .emacs, setting  
> it to "~/.emacs" itself:
> (setq custom-file "~/.emacs")
> Aquamacs will respect that and ignore the customizations.el file.
> Note that, however, the customization that Aquamacs writes is not  
> guaranteed to be compatible with other Emacsen; some customization  
> variables (specifically `text-mode-hook') will contain calls to  
> functions not present in other Emacs variants.

	Thanks for the explanation.



pjm at spe.com
S P Engineering, Inc.
Large scale, mission-critical, distributed OO systems design and  
(C++, Java, Common Lisp, Jini, middleware, SOA)

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