|Subject:||bug#28648: Make mode-line number display consistent when both line and col numbers are shown.|
|Date:||Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:15:43 -0400|
> From: Robert Weiner <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:23:30 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden
> If you are asking for an optional feature that would display these
> indicators as we did 15 years ago, I'm okay with adding it. (We
> already have quite a few optional variations on similar themes, but
> one more cannot do too much harm, I guess.)
> Can you explain how that would work? How would you modify the line and col display format?
By providing a defcustom which will arrange for mode-line-format to
have the right stuff, I suppose.
> We have two separate issues here:
> 1. The default line and col display format: I was suggesting the change for consistency sake. If it could be
> made an easy-to-trigger option on the popup menu that controls this display, I could support that.
> 2. The ability to easily change the line and col display format strings: My patch solves that issue.
Your patch makes the change unconditional for everyone. I don't think
we should do that, especially since we once went in the opposite
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