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Re: position on changing defaults?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: position on changing defaults?
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 16:02:14 +0900

Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> writes:
> Here are some examples of changes that could be made:
> - transient-mark, selection with Shift-arrow keys
> - show-paren-mode on by default
> - iswitchb-mode on by default
> - bind ibuffer to C-x C-b
> - hide-ifdef-mode on by default for C/C++/objc
> - flyspell-mode on by default for text-mode

I think most of those are fairly innocuous, but iswitchb-mode is not --
it changes a familiar and simple interface to something radically
different that will very likely confuse newcomers and annoy old-timers.
Making that the default would be a mistake.


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