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Re: [RFC] trim.el -- Functions to delete extra whitespace

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: [RFC] trim.el -- Functions to delete extra whitespace
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 08:30:51 -0800

Vinicius Jose Latorre <address@hidden> writes:

  > >   > I'd lke to suggest adding trim.el to the distribution. It provides
  > >   > handy functions to fix buffer's/region's whitespace problems.
  > >
  > > Does it provide anything that emacs/lisp/whitespace.el in CVS HEAD does
  > > not provide?  If yes, then can the code be integrated in whitespace.el?
  > > It's not desirable for users to have to learn about 2 different packages
  > > to get very closely related functionality.
  > >   
  > Yes, there are some functionalities that whitespace.el doesn't have,
  > that is, trim-defines (well, is this function useful?) 

IMHO it is not.  What is the point of this function?

  > and untrim-lines.

The name of this function is confusing, and what it does is to add ^M at
the end of each line in the region.  Not useful.

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