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Re: simple editor required


From: Paul Edwards
Subject: Re: simple editor required
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 07:51:09 GMT

"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu.emacs.help/news/@flint.cs.yale.edu> wrote in 
message news:address@hidden
> > Thanks for agreeing!  What's more surprising is that 10%
> > of the user base didn't report this 10 years ago, and thus
> > was fixed years before I they installed 20.7.1 on this box.
>
> It's probably because most users actually like to use the tool
> in the way it was intended to work rather than work hard to
> use it in a different way and then be surprised that it doesn't
> do what they want.

So I'm the only person, in the last 10 years, who has ever
needed to maintain C code in various unpredictable formats,
and just needs simple, logical indentation, to avoid having
to hit space a lot?

> > I am mostly using text mode to write C code.
>
> No wonder it doesn't work well.  Try to use tar-mode to edit those
> C files and you'll have even more fun ;-)

:-)

BFN.  Paul.




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