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Re: CC Mode and electric-pair "problem".

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: CC Mode and electric-pair "problem".
Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2018 18:24:14 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2018 23:37:33 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden
> My point of view is that Emacs should focus on behaving as correctly as
> possible for valid code.  The only effort worth doing w.r.t invalid code
> is to avoid doing something clearly harmful and to help the user make
> the code valid again.  Anything further than that is time that would be
> better spent improving the handling of valid code.
> I don't see any concrete benefit (for the user) of the new behavior over
> the old (or the reverse for that matter).  Either behavior is equally
> good and which behavior is better will depend on things which Emacs
> cannot know unless the user explicitly tells us.
> [...]
> Personally, as a user, I don't really care which behavior I get: it's
> a rare transient situation which I'll fix soon anyway, whether Emacs
> tells me about it or not.

This reflects my opinions as well.

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