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Re: please make line-move-visual nil

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: please make line-move-visual nil
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 14:08:38 +0200

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:
> I disagree with Eli that defaults are "only" defaults: they're the
> settings we impose on new users, and are critically important.  If
> they're bad defaults, they could irritate and exasperate users for months
> or years before those users eventually change them.  (C-n adding new
> lines onto the ends of files (which was the default in Emacs <= 20)
> springs to mind here).

I guess new users will in most cases appreciate the change (since it
makes Emacs behave more like other editing environments), but old
timers will a bit more often dislike it.

(This will of course make both polling and discussions like this difficult.)

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