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Re: [O] fill-paragraph broken

From: Samuel Wales
Subject: Re: [O] fill-paragraph broken
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:07:53 -0700

You said to compare text modes with text modes.  So let's talk about
text-mode itself?  It works as I expect.

On 7/9/13, Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> Samuel Wales <address@hidden> writes:
>> I think Org should support this variable and not fill two commented
>> paragraphs with a commented empty line as if they were one.
> I do not.
>> When you fill in, for example, Emacs Lisp mode, each paragraph is
>> filled as a paragraph, without combining them.
> You're comparing apples and oranges. Emacs Lisp is a programming
> language, i.e., derived from `prog-mode', whereas Org is about text,
> i.e., ultimately derived from `text-mode'. Let's compare text modes with
> text modes.
> The only mode derived from `text-mode' with comments I can think of is
> `rst-mode'. And it doesn't fill comments at all. We might do the same
> for the sake of consistency...
>> I think there is benefit for the user in keeping things consistent
>> with other modes and supporting this  Emacs variable.
> Org doesn't support this variable. It doesn't even use "newcomment.el".
> There is a simple reason for that: many functions in "newcomment.el"
> assume comments may start anywhere on a line. This is not possible in
> Org. "newcomment.el" is not meant for the `text-mode' family.
> Regards,
> --
> Nicolas Goaziou

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