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Re: master 616da8fa8e: Merge branch 'feature/fix-the-long-lines-display-

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: master 616da8fa8e: Merge branch 'feature/fix-the-long-lines-display-bug'
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 21:56:43 +0800
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Gregory Heytings <gregory@heytings.org> writes:

> Not a boolean, because even if there is no reason for users to change
> the number, there are at least three useful values: always disabled,
> enabled iff the buffer contains long lines, always enabled.  Which you
> can get now by setting the variable to nil, 10000, and 0.

Then why isn't that written in the doc string?  And with more obvious
values: nil, t, always.

> I'm also pretty sure we would have bug reports if what a "long line"
> is was hardcoded.  So from my point of view the variable is fine as it
> is.

Right, so users will complain about a constant in a supposedly
transparent feature?  Then it's not as transparent as you think it is.

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