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Re: Some developement questions

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: Some developement questions
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2018 10:25:48 -0400

On 25 August 2018 at 04:19, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: hw <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2018 03:31:18 +0200
>> >> (setq Man-width 75)
>> >
>> > Emacs nowadays calculates the width dynamically, depending on the
>> > dimensions of the window.
>> Why not make Emacs dynamically size it's windows to the width of the
>> display first? ;~O
>> <Rant>
>> Yes, Emacs can do that since a while, and has made it an extremely
>> annoying default.  Who wants to read manual pages or other text when it
>> has been formatted to be about 140--300 characters per line wide (and
>> way more than that if my eyes were what they used to be)?
>> [...]
>> This is a good example for a default that really should be changed.
> Feel free to file a bug report about it.

See also Bug#9385.


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