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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:27:00 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:
> David Kastrup wrote:
>> Emacs cuts&pastes HT and SP perfectly well
>> without modification.
> Sure, but that doesn't mean HT and SP always act as themselves and
> display as themselves; they don't. If you search by typing C-s
> followed SP, for example, the search matches HT in the buffer. And if
> you type HT into the *scratch* buffer first thing, the HT is ignored.
> There are many other examples. These behaviors are OK even though
> they don't follow the design philosophy that every character must
> stand for itself and nothing else. Emacs does not follow that
> philosophy, and never has.
I have my problems making a guess whether you you regard your arguments
as sound rather than the inexhaustible stream of non-sequiturs they are
or your readers as morons on which coherent thought would be wasted.
Re: text-quoting-style, David Kastrup, 2015/09/01
Re: text-quoting-style, Richard Stallman, 2015/09/02
Re: text-quoting-style, Richard Stallman, 2015/09/01
Re: text-quoting-style, N. Jackson, 2015/09/02
- Re: text-quoting-style, (continued)