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bug#4538: 23.1; kill-line doesn't with show-trailing-whitespace

From: andy . ling
Subject: bug#4538: 23.1; kill-line doesn't with show-trailing-whitespace
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 09:48:16 +0100

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote on 24/09/2009 04:28:41:

> address@hidden wrote:
> > Run emacs -q
> > open a buffer and enter a line of spaces
> > go to the beginning of line and kill line (C-a C-k)
> > The line is deleted through the newline to the next line
> > Now execute (setq show-trailing-whitespace t)
> > Again enter a line of spaces and go to the beginning of the line.
> > This time the spaces should be hilighted in red.
> > Now kill the line. The line is only killed up to the newline.
> It seems this is deliberate:
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2004-02/msg00190.html
> At first glance, it does seem a bit odd. It is also undocumented.

I'd say it seems odd at second glance too :-)

I can't believe everybody wants this behaviour. So to that end
can I suggest the traditional emacs approach is adopted and
it is made configurable.


Andy Ling


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