Commit 2419927e authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Major Mode Conventions): Fundamental mode is exception.

parent f5fabecf
......@@ -256,7 +256,9 @@ Fundamental mode. Rmail mode is a complicated and specialized mode.
The code for existing major modes follows various coding conventions,
including conventions for local keymap and syntax table initialization,
global names, and hooks. Please follow these conventions when you
define a new major mode.
define a new major mode. (Fundamental mode is an exception to many
of these conventions, because its definition is to present the global
state of Emacs.)
This list of conventions is only partial, because each major mode
should aim for consistency in general with other Emacs major modes.
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