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Re: visual-line-mode and line wrapping

From: Leo
Subject: Re: visual-line-mode and line wrapping
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 06:10:41 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On 2010-05-24 21:26 +0100, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> You're preaching to the choir here (why do you think we have an "80
> columns max" limit on C and Elisp code?). But some people have been
> using >=1600 horizontal pixels for more than 10 years and that's not
> been a problem. The real problem is not that screens are getting
> larger, but that people don't have to pay real money for that
> real-estate any more, so they don't care about using it efficiently,
> and they end up suffering from their sloppiness.

I have little of this in mind when proposing this feature.

It is more about if a long document has to be written with each
paragraph in one single line, how to make the editing slightly more
tolerable when one chooses to use visual-line-mode. Think of using emacs
as a poor word processor if you like.

Anyway, let's move on, let's forget about this.


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