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RE: lax matching is not a great default behavior

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: lax matching is not a great default behavior
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2015 15:00:14 -0800 (PST)

> > 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 would be good, together with introducing an entry for it in the
> Options menu directly below (or above?) "Ignore case for search". This
> deserves to be as visible as that option. Should it be "Ignore accents
> for search"?
> I think it's often best to make something just available first to get
> more feedback on it before it's made the default...
> > Alternatively, we could quickly release Emacs 25.2 with character
> > folding turned off if we see an outcry.  But polling at this time
> > will not be efficient, IMO.
> Not at all as good! To "quickly release" something doesn't mean that
> it is a quick change for users, who may keep using that version for a
> long time.

100% agreed.

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