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bug#20461: 25.0.50; `use-hard-newlines'


From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: bug#20461: 25.0.50; `use-hard-newlines'
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 05:58:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Why is this minor mode not named `use-hard-newlines-mode', to respect
>> the naming convention?
>>
>> Reading the doc for this function doesn't even offer a clue that this is
>> a minor mode and that it is not global.
>>
>> See, for instance, this user's question, which shows that s?he expected
>> the function to act globally.
>> http://stackoverflow.com/q/29949975/729907
>
> I agree.  An objections to renaming to -mode and marking the old name as
> an obsolete alias?  (And fixing the doc string.)

I agree as well.  No protests within 4+ years could be taken as a sign
that no one minds the change.

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas





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