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Re: dired default Feature request

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: dired default Feature request
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 23:52:43 +0100 (CET)

> Suggesting that I have only nostalgia to back up my opinion is an
> insult.  Isn't that clear?

Eli, no, this isn't clear for us Germans.  David has tried to
translate a German idiomatic phrase into English, and he apparently

>     >> Unless you can come up with a compelling reason beyond
>     >> nostalgia, I'd recommend changing the default.

The German phrase is

  Wenn Du außer Nostalgie kein zwingenderes Argument hast, ...

I think he means

  To leave the current behaviour as-is for historical reasons only is
  not a compelling argument, so I recommend to change the default.


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