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Re: dired default Feature request

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: dired default Feature request
Date: 01 Nov 2001 20:45:20 +0100

>>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

    >> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
    >> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
    >> Date: 01 Nov 2001 18:24:57 +0100
    >> Unless you can come up with a compelling reason beyond
    >> nostalgia, I'd recommend changing the default.

    Eli> As long as I don't force my opinion on others, I don't need
    Eli> to come up with any compelling reason to voice it.  The mere
    Eli> fact that I voice it is all the compelling reasons you need
    Eli> to hear it.

Well, read what I wrote above:  I did not say that unless you come up
with a compelling reason, I will not listen to you.  I said that
unless you can come up with a compelling reason, I'd recommend a

That is, I am willing to change my recommendation upon hearing a good
reason for doing so.  I can perfectly accept that you have a different
opinion and voice it, but that does not force me to agree to it.  I
simply stated that your arguments up to now have not convinced me to
change my opinion to yours about this matter, and I stated why (you
cut out that part from my reply).

Seems that I am not too gifted with regard to getting my point across
without seeming offensive.  Sorry for that.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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