----- Original Message -----
> Greg Jacobson <coder5...@gmail.com> writes:
> > Is there anything I could do to improve this patch?  Thank you.
> My vague recollection is that we started from an excerpt from the
> documentation page, not unlike this patch attempts to, but because
> such an excerpt has to be less complete than the documentation for
> brevity's sake, it is bound to be an incorrect and/or misleading
> one, and decided that we are better off referring the users, who do
> want to choose something other than the default we chose, to the
> documentation.
> Somebody cares to dig up the old discussion threads and post a few
> pointers?

The previous versions of this patch received only minor comments,
which were taken into account:


I don't remember all the discussions on the patch which introduced
the warning, but I don't think it's relevant to digg them before applying the 

* The assumption was that users would read the docs, but as I already mentioned:
  "Judging by the question asked on stackoverflow
  and its popularity, telling the users to read the docs did not work very

* The warning has been there for a while now. Advanced users have already set 
  We shouldn't be worried about eating a bit of screen real estate for users 
who didn't yet.

Matthieu Moy
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