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Re: lax matching is not a great default behavior

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: lax matching is not a great default behavior
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 12:52:47 -0500

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  > Such a poll could only work if the behavior intended to become the
  > default is already available in released versions of Emacs, so users
  > could turn it on and try it.  This is not the case with character
  > folding, which is only available in development snapshots, and
  > actually is still in flux: it changes in non-trivial ways almost every
  > day.

  > If we are afraid users will hate this default, we can turn it off in
  > v25.1 and consider making it the default later.

That seems like the right approach.

Dr Richard Stallman
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