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bug#17555: 24.4.50; 'mark-paragraph' does not allow extending the region


From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: bug#17555: 24.4.50; 'mark-paragraph' does not allow extending the region backwards
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:19:44 +0200

On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:07 AM Juri Linkov <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> >> mark-paragraph could be fixed for consistency, but the problem is that
> >> there are more commands that should be fixed then as well, e.g. mark-defun,
> >> mark-page...
> >
> > I may be missing something, but I don't see the downside of making
> > them all consistent.  I.e., I don't think such a change would break
> > anyone's workflow.
>
> I agree all they could be consistent.  But what if some users prefer
> the old way?

I'd be surprised to see such users.  But OK.

> Maybe add a new customizable option that would affect
> the behavior of all these commands (extend/don't extend the region backwards)?

I'd be fine with that (though it would increase the complexity of the
code to cater to some use-case that perhaps no one would care about).

-- 
Dani Moncayo





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