Message from discussion line-move-visual
From: Alan Mackenzie <a...@muc.de>
Subject: Re: line-move-visual
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 15:33:59 +0000 (UTC)
Organization: muc.de e.V.
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In comp.emacs Uday S Reddy <uDOTsDOTre...@cs.bham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Alan Mackenzie wrote:
>>> You can set your own defaults in your .emacs to get the behaviour you
>>> like and so can all the other people.
>> This garbage again. When we're talking only about the best settings
>> for defaults, going on about .emacs is stupid.
> Interesting. When I raised the issue of defaults in the developers
> list, I was advised by Stefan to set my own default. Apparently, he
> didn't think it was stupid to do so.
Not whilst addressing somebody wearing a user's hat. It's a stupid
distraction for the maintainers whilst pondering defaults.
> When I said this morning that you had fallen silent, my meaning was
> that you did not provide an answer. Calling the question "silly" or
> "stupid" does not amount to an answer, does it?
It can do. There are questions which can be used to derail a discussion,
should the questioner wish this. I have a suspicion this is one of your
aims here. If you're not trolling, then please accept my apologies and
carefully review your posts to see where that impression came from.
> Why don't you leave it to Stefan to speak for himself? I am sure that
> Stefan and I are able to have a perfectly normal, professional
> conversation without your help.
Yet more snide remarks, yes? I'm not going to rise to it this time.
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).