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RE: bad comment indentation in Emacs Lisp

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: bad comment indentation in Emacs Lisp
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 18:29:15 -0800

> > What is the rationale for this kind of comment indentation? 
> > It certainly doesn't indent the same as `;' or the same as
> > `;;' at the beginning of a line. Why insert a single space
> > here - what's the rationale? Why move `;;'
> > ever, relative to the rest of its line?
> The space is there for aesthetic reasons

Bof !

> as well as to make sure the code and the comment are separate
> (makes a difference if the code ends in \ for instance).

That would mean bugged code, that's all. Same as if you forget a space in
lots of other contexts. Same as if you type `?' or `"' or `x' instead of

> Why move it?  Why not?

Not moving it means programmers can put `;;' comments where they want them
(e.g. aligning) and have them stay put.

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