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Re: visual-line-mode tweaks

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: visual-line-mode tweaks
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 10:27:48 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (gnu/linux)

> I think it's fine if minor modes _interact_ in some way that helps the
> user, but I think such interaction should be dynamic (so for instance,
> if I turn visual-line-mode off again, auto-filling should once again be
> enabled; one could do this by saving previous state or whatever, but
> that gets messy and flaky).

Messy and flaky and indeed some of the words that come to mind.

> How about having auto-fill-mode be a nop when visual-line-mode is
> enabled (so the change would be to auto-fill-mode instead of
> visual-line-mode)?

That just moves the problem.  I'd rather live with the current situation
where the problems are a logical consequence of the user's configuration
rather than the result of magic DWIM behavior.


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