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RE: please make line-move-visual nil

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: please make line-move-visual nil
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 17:53:40 -0700

> During the course of Emacs development, the behavior of C-n 
> and C-p have already evolved significantly, even before the 
> line-move-visual change. For instance, they vscroll images
> and tall lines.
> The pros and cons of display line motion have been debated 
> extensively,

This is about the _default value_.  You have changed the default value.

> and I see no new points on either side of the debate.

What's new is that you have changed the *default value*.

> But since several people dislike the new behavior, I think it
> would be good to add an Options menu entry to disable it easily.

Sorry to say it this way, but that is a complete cop-out. 

This is about the DEFAULT VALUE. This is not about the ease of customizing.

The default value should be nil. Except, if you insist, in specific buffers
where (some) users might find it useful - for example, text-mode buffers.

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