Commit 01f52a87 authored by Luc Teirlinck's avatar Luc Teirlinck
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(Major Mode Conventions): A derived mode only needs to put the call to

the parent mode inside `delay-mode-hooks'.
parent cad2b414
......@@ -437,10 +437,8 @@ The major mode command may start by calling some other major mode
command (called the @dfn{parent mode}) and then alter some of its
settings. A mode that does this is called a @dfn{derived mode}. The
recommended way to define one is to use @code{define-derived-mode},
but this is not required. Such a mode should use
@code{delay-mode-hooks} around its entire body (including the call to
the parent mode command) @emph{except} for the final call to
@code{run-mode-hooks}, which runs the derived mode's hook. (Using
but this is not required. Such a mode should call the parent mode
command inside a @code{delay-mode-hooks} form. (Using
@code{define-derived-mode} does this automatically.) @xref{Derived
Modes}, and @ref{Mode Hooks}.
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