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Re: Customising display-fill-column-indicator-mode

From: Christopher Dimech
Subject: Re: Customising display-fill-column-indicator-mode
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 08:05:59 +0200

> Sent: Friday, August 26, 2022 at 5:46 PM
> From: "Jean Louis" <>
> To: "Christopher Dimech" <>
> Cc:,
> Subject: Re: Customising display-fill-column-indicator-mode
> * Christopher Dimech <> [2022-08-26 08:07]:
> > The problem is not about apologising, but that heckling others about
> > the systems they use is wrong at any level, particularly when we
> > actually promote ones that do not spy on users and give
> > identification and location details about them to other parties.
> I like the dis-culture of heckling of others about the operating
> systems they use. I am sorry I am not mature enough. I would tell the
> same even to government officers, and so I do whenever necessary.

Was referring to the kind of heckling intended to make people asking
for help Persona Non-Grata, in this mailing list and others because
other users cannot track them or figure out their identity.

Apart from my comment above, I agree with you.

> You mentioned "system", so I guess you mean operating system.
> Though the system, which is not an operating system, the one we use
> and which is related to this mailing list is Emacs.
> Though Emacs environment at some point of usage level may become
> similar to operating system.
> I would rather name it Emacs operating environment.
> If you mean by "system" an Emasc Lisp function, I actually welcome
> critics on mailing list. This is because by experience, hackers here
> give some indications, not necessary they will tell details about what
> they mean in the first message. They may give clues how to access
> information. Too often information is already available and users do
> not reach for it. Critics may be cryptic. There is some joy in
> discovering the meanings sooner rather than later.
> --
> Jean
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