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bug#25030: 25.1; Unexpected indentation and syntax-highlighting in `emac


From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: bug#25030: 25.1; Unexpected indentation and syntax-highlighting in `emacs-lisp-mode'
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:53:40 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.90 (gnu/linux)

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Andy Moreton <address@hidden> writes:

> This may not be a bug, but it is certainly a mis-feature.
>
> Warning should be reserved for syntax which may have unintended or
> surprising semantics. Indentation that does not follow a convention is
> not wrong either systacically or semantically.

I'm not convinced by this.  Code with unconventional indendation has
surprising syntax to a human reader (or from another perspective, when
I'm writing code which indents strangely, that clues me in that I've
written some unintended syntax), therefore, it seems a warning is
exactly appropriate.





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