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bug#15478: cc-mode does not obey electric-indent-mode


From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: bug#15478: cc-mode does not obey electric-indent-mode
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:15:14 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Röhler <address@hidden> writes:
> Experience from python-mode says: better keep electric-stuff and common 
> indent apart.
>
> Being aware new users might be attracted by these shiny and useful features, 
> for Emacs beginners
> a lot of surprises may result.
>
> IMHO that's part of the "steep learning curve", Emacs is often blamed of - 
> too much electric stuff for beginners.
>
> Rather tell at README and Info what to activate once it works.

I have no strong opinion about how cc-mode should work, but having to
search the documentation (or Internet) and manually enable features
users may take for granted in other editors is arguably a bigger part of
Emacs's "steep leaning curve".





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