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Re: please make line-move-visual nil

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: please make line-move-visual nil
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 21:29:35 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.94 (gnu/linux)

> Try it: M-x local-set-key n next-line.  Narrow the Dired window so file
> names wrap.

At this point I already notice that the wrapping makes the buffer
unreadable/ugly, which is why the real answer is not to change
line-move-visual but truncate-lines.

> Do you really think `line-move-visual' is a good fit here?

No worse than the other choice, actually.

> No? No, and the same is true for other buffers where newline chars and
> line length matter.

That's your taste.  Which is why you should set line-move-visual to nil.


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