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Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r99650: Put scroll-bar on right b

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r99650: Put scroll-bar on right by default on UNIX.
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 05:59:21 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010 21:02:51 -0500
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>     Beyond a certain point, conflicting with users' expectations does more
>     harm than good.  But, you can do
>       (set-scroll-bar-mode 'left)
>     or Options -> Show/Hide -> Scroll Bar -> On the Left.
> Why choose anything other than the most convenient setting
> as the default?

The problem is with how ``convenient'' is decided.  I suspect most
users nowadays will say that having the scroll bar on the right is the
most ``convenient''.  (I don't share that view, but I use the scroll
bar so little that my opinion hardly matters either way.)

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