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

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: longlines-show-hard-newlines - should not the default be t?
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 20:37:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

"Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> We already made the default scroll bar placement to the left because
>> texts and text work tends to be left-justified.
> Not on w32 I think.

I would not know.

>> Yes, it is contrary to the normal expectations, but as long as it has
>> a noticeable benefit, that has not kept us from improving Emacs.
> But this would also deviate from for example how OpenOffice shows
> similar things.
> Though I can't make up my mind. More trying to collect the arguments.

A wrap mark is fine at the right margin: there will be text close to it
(as long as the words are not all too long).  A hard LF mark, in
contrast, seems better to the left if one want to make the visual

That's how it appears to me.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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