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Re: Questioning the new behavior of `open-line'.

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Questioning the new behavior of `open-line'.
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 21:17:31 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

Hello, John.

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 01:00:44PM -0800, John Wiegley wrote:
> >>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> > To me, nothing about electric-indent-mode is reasonable. I don't mind
> > swapping C-m and C-j, if that's what will keep me sane. If
> > electric-indent-mode did just that, perhaps I'd be fine with it.

> Out of interest, who has a passionate feeling that it should be the default?

I think my feeling is more that the default shouldn't be changed.  It
would confuse and upset our users.

I also have an interest in CC Mode's electric indentation remaining
enabled by default (as it has been, literally, for decades), and since CC
Mode's EI has become entangled with Emacs's e-i-m, I can foresee pain.

> If very few think so, perhaps we can disable it and revisit that decision
> after 25.1 is out. I don't want to wade through past history unless it is
> really important to several people that it be in the next release.

If you were just an Emacs user, and a feature was enabled by default at
24.3, then disabled at 25.1, then re-enabled at 25.2, what would you

> John

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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