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Re: Sorting of directories in dired

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Sorting of directories in dired
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 00:43:06 +0200

> Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 22:44:02 +0200
> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >??? What does the shell have to do with using `ls'?  You can invoke
> >`ls' from _any_ shell running on Windows, including from cmd.exe.
> >  
> >
> I never use ls outside some sh like shell.

Why not?

> I think that the necessary integration 
> with different platforms must not be hampered by the consistent 
> cross-platform behaviour. I am much in favor of both these things.

They contradict.  One must choose one or the other; we cannot have

> Since Emacs started its route much have changed. The users on different 
> platforms now tend to request that applications adhere to what they are 
> used to.

FWIW, I don't see any significant change in users' attitudes.

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