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Re: Small sticking point in documentation

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: Small sticking point in documentation
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 22:51:29 -0500 (CDT)

Richard Stallman wrote:

       is not quite correct. There's a slight difference between "C-j at the
       end of a line" and "<RET> followed by <TAB>": The function
       'newline-and-indent' eats up trailing whitespace while <RET> <TAB> does

   In programming modes, TAB does exactly that; it adjusts the indentation
   on the line, so that any indentation the line previously had
   is irrelevant.

To state my previous reply in a different way:
C-j at the end of a line is not equivalent with `RET TAB', but with
`M-\ RET TAB'.



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