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Re: [AUCTeX] New release on Friday?

From: Mosè Giordano
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] New release on Friday?
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2015 11:48:48 +0100

Dear all,

I've put on hold the release process just to try and address the
problem with `LaTeX-fill-break-at-separators'.  I don't think it's a
real showstopper, I mean, more people complained about the old
behavior than about the new one, but while we are at it it would be
nice to fix it.


2015-11-04 23:29 GMT+01:00 Mosè Giordano <address@hidden>:
> Hi David,
> how about having only the opening braces as default value, ie ?  This
> keeps formulae in a single line, and somewhat preserves an acceptable
> filling as well.
> Bye,
> Mosè
> 2015-11-04 21:05 GMT+01:00 Tassilo Horn <address@hidden>:
>> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> So the "if they do not fit into one line" condition obviously broke
>>>> for some reason, and rather than even try figuring out what happened,
>>>> the functionality just gets squashed?
>>> Let me guess.
>>> commit 1f116b8499a0bd6081a473fb53dbf49ba49514cb
>>> Author: Tassilo Horn <address@hidden>
>>> Date:   Fri Oct 9 07:54:51 2015 +0200
>>>     Fill $...$ like \(...\) (bug#21645)
>>>     * latex.el (LaTeX-fill-move-to-break-point): Fill $...$ like
>>>     \(...\) (bug#21645)
>> I think what has happened is that somehow the correct filling for
>> \(...\) and \[...\] broke at some point in time but no one noticed, and
>> I myself thought that this strange filling where there's a line break
>> after every inline math construct was intensional.  Therefore I made
>> $...$ be filled consistently with \(...\) in the above commit.
>> Because it seems many people seem to still use $...$ instead of \(...\)
>> now this "comb-style" filling attracted attention and users complained
>> which resulted in the change of defaults.
>> Now I see that $...$ was probably filled correctly and \(...\) (and
>> likely alse \[...\]) was filled wrongly, so my commit fixed on the wrong
>> end.  So feel free to revert that commit and the change of the default
>> value.
>> Unfortunately, I can't estimate when I have time to look into this and
>> fix the right end of the breakage.  This is my first week on a new job
>> [1], and on the weekend I have to do some work on our house which must
>> be finished before the wet and cold season starts.
>> Bye,
>> Tassilo
>> [1] ... and sadly I can't work on auctex during pauses there ...
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