|Subject:||Re: Make mode-line number display consistent when both line and col numbers are shown.|
|Date:||Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:25:08 +0200|
I do not like this proposal.
>>>>> Robert Weiner <address@hidden> writes:There are many things about emacs to remember. Surely, a single
> When mode-line line numbers are on by themselves, L<line-num>
> appears. When mode-line column numbers are on by themselves,
> C<col-num> appears. When both are on, (<line-num>,<col-num>)
> The latter is inconsistent and always forces the user to remember
> which is the line and which is the column number.
depression of an arrow key is sufficient to remind the forgetful.
With respect, that is a matter of opinion. I find the parenthesis useful
> simple, simply remove the parentheses which are no longer needed
> and add the prefix character to each number for:
> L<line-num>,C<col-num>. This makes the display perfectly
> consistent, easier to read and does not take up any more character
delimiters on the mode-line. Besides, they are present for features
other than line-column numbers.
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