[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Making Emacs more friendly to newcomers

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Making Emacs more friendly to newcomers
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 18:32:55 +0300

> From: 조성빈 <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 22:07:55 +0900
> Cc: Sébastien Gendre <address@hidden>,
>  Emacs developers <address@hidden>
> Then you can turn on ‘vanilla-mode’ on your init.el and call it a day.
> ‘vanilla-mode’ will be the current situation of Emacs - it will try to
> be stable.

It's not that simple.  Some features that are turned on cannot be
easily turned off afterwards.

> > And since changing the defaults radically end up hurting existing users,
> No, it doesn’t. Better defaults help users and allow them to lighten their
> configuration.

Experience shows that you are in disagreement with a large bulk of our
users.  They tend to complain loudly when they bump into some changes
of defaults that they dislike, or find that behavior they were
accustomed to changed too radically.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]