Bug 8116 - bogus html-helper-mode lines in emacs-20.4-5 site-start.el
bogus html-helper-mode lines in emacs-20.4-5 site-start.el
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: emacs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 2000-01-02 15:10 EST by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-03 21:11:27 EST
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2000-01-02 15:10:49 EST
The site-start.el file in emacs-20.4-5 has lines to load html-helper-mode
automatically when editing a *.html file.  The problem with this is that
html-helper-mode is not also included as part of the Emacs distribution,
which means that when I load a *.html file into Emacs, I get a file mode
specification error since Emacs can't load html-helper-mode.el.

I'll repeat here my previous complaint that it's obnoxious for an official
Emacs distribution to have all kinds of hacks in it which are not part of
standard Emacs.  Independent of that, if you insist on enabling
html-helper-mode in the RedHat emacs distribution, then you should include
html-helper-mode.el in the distribution.
Comment 1 Anonymous 2000-02-03 20:10:59 EST
This bug doesn't seem to exist in emacs-20.5-2.

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