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Re: longlines-show-hard-newlines - should not the default be t?

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: longlines-show-hard-newlines - should not the default be t?
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 20:03:24 +0200
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Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
Lennart Borgman (gmail) writes:

 > Stefan Monnier wrote:

 > > add a paragraph-icon in the fringe of the few lines that do not wrap.
> > But will it not be much harder to see to which line the fringe belongs?

That's why when God created Fringes, Right *and* Left did He create
them.  Put it in the left fringe (except in Hebrew and Arabic, of

Yes! But creation is not finished and that is why he gave us the ability to choose, create. And actually I think using the left fringe for this would be a mistake. I think most human beeings expect to find line feeds to the right. Even though that is a human mistake it would be another not to take this into account.

And the right fringes are too far away to be realistic.

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