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

From: Rasmus
Subject: Re: Questioning the new behavior of `open-line'.
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 01:08:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> John Wiegley <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Maybe I'm missing something, but I think this behavior doesn't happen when
>>> electric-indent-mode is off, which it was in previous versions of Emacs.
>>> Isn't that true?
>> Correct. We have several things in play here:
>>   1. When electric-indent-mode is off, everything is fine.
>>   2. When electric-indent-mode is on, C-o behaves in an unexpected fashion.
>>   3. We should fix C-o when electric-indent-mode is on, so its behavior is 
>> not
>>      affected by electric-indent-mode.
>>   4. We should disable electric-indent-mode by default.
>> Since I wasn't present for the discussion when electric-indent-mode was
>> enabled by default, I'd like to reopen that discussion with regard to 25.1.
>> Probably on a separate thread from this one.
> I'm reasonably fine with electric-indent-mode by default I think.  But
> _exactly_ when electric-indent-mode is on, the need for a dumb C-o is
> largest for me.

I share this sentiment.  I love most of the electricity and it should be
on by default IMHO.

But the change to C-o is for the worse.  It should be "dumb" also at
columns greater than zero.


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