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Re: scroll-conservatively default

From: Leo
Subject: Re: scroll-conservatively default
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 09:28:57 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.130000 Emacs/23.0.50 (20071101) Fedora 8 (gnu/linux)

On 2007-12-04 04:13 +0000, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Emacs should try to be consistent with the general accepted behavior
>> of other applications. And only try to be different after very
>> careful consideration.
> This would be a valid argument if we were discussing some new behavior
> that didn't exist before.  But this particular behavior (scrolling
> when point goes outside the visible portion of the buffer) was in
> Emacs since day one, many years ago, when practically speaking there
> were no "other applications" to be compatible with.  So I don't see
> how this argument applies here.

This mentality might eventually put Emacs to no more. A long time ago
human live on eating leafs, however we have evolved.

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