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Re: Show Paren mode: New prelude style

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Show Paren mode: New prelude style
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:31:41 +0300

> From: Alain Schneble <address@hidden>
> CC: <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:15:35 +0200
> > Any reasons for lack of symmetry with the closing paren?
> It's just because I thought the opposite is much less useful, as there
> is probably less entropy in the lines containing the closing parens.  I
> might be wrong though.

In Lisp sources, closing parentheses tend to come in large groups, so
it isn't always easy to understand which one closes the expression on
whose opening parenthesis you see the cursor.

> Symmetry for sure is a valid point and I will extend it if you think
> it's worth it.

I think it should be considered, but maybe you should wait for others
to chime in.


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