Tutorial on how to use Emacs to program Python

Alexander Schmolck a.schmolck at gmx.net
Sat Feb 22 14:39:14 CET 2003

Peter Wu <peterwu at hotmail.com> writes:

> Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> writes:
> > Peter Wu wrote:
> >
> >> How to make python-mode builtin?
> >
> > Submit it to the maintainers of GNU emacs.  More importantly, though,
> > why would you want to?  You know how to get the functional, you'll need
> > to bring your .emacs file with you whenever you go anyway.  So what
> > difference does it make?
> What if there are many users on a machine? They'd have to carry their own
> .emacs files to enable Python-mode. Why can't we just do something so that

No, you can also add the necessary initializiation commands to the system-wide
site-start.el instead (/etc/emacs/site-start.el under mandrake), which (by
default; one can disable site-start in .emacs) will allow all users to use
python-mode without making modifications to their .emacs.


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