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Re: UP and DOWN with multi-line minibuffer history

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: UP and DOWN with multi-line minibuffer history
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:37:52 +0200

> From: Juri Linkov <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 01:45:20 +0200
> >> So the question at hand can be considered as Consistency vs. Convenience,
> >> i.e. trying to achieve consistency at the cost of losing convenience.
> >
> > Yes, it's consistency vs minor inconvenience in certain use cases.  I
> > think consistency should win big time.
> It's not minor inconvenience, it renders navigating multi-line items unusable.

I think "unusable" is a great exaggeration.  We have that in a normal
buffer, don't we?

> We already have sevaral complaints against this change,
> and no complaints about the current behavior.

Where are the complaints against the change?  I didn't see them.  By
contrast, several people said they agreed with my proposal.

> So why change what is working well?

Because it doesn't work well, its effect is surprising and unexpected.

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