|Subject:||Re: Make mode-line number display consistent when both line and col numbers are shown.|
|Date:||Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:14:27 -0400|
As an Emacs user that constantly forgets which is which, I love this proposal.
On 29 Sep 2017 9:03 am, "Colin Baxter" <address@hidden> wrote:I do not like this proposal.
There are many things about emacs to remember. Surely, a single
depression of an arrow key is sufficient to remind the forgetful.
I disagree, that is a weak argument. There is no cost for this change. Just be consistent with how these numbers are displayed by themselves.
> simple, simply remove the parentheses which are no longer neededWith respect, that is a matter of opinion. I find the parenthesis useful
> 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.
If it is a matter of opinion, I wanted to take the time to show my support for this patch. At the very least I'd like to be able to toggle it.Thanks for the proposal,
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