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bug#22564: Fundamental mode isn't fundamental enough.


From: Mark Oteiza
Subject: bug#22564: Fundamental mode isn't fundamental enough.
Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:34:11 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:
>> No, it's a deliberate feature, AFAIU.
>
> You mean, there should no longer be a vanilla fundamental mode?  I would
> argue that no "helpful" electric modes should be enabled in FM.  At the
> moment, it appears, we are lacking a What-You-Do-Is-What-You-Get mode.
>
> I think electric-*-modes should be disabled in FM unless explicitly
> enabled by the user in an FM buffer.  We've become far too "clever" with
> all these facilities.

electric-indent-mode is the only electric-*-mode on by default, and I
never understood why it was enabled. Up until bracketed paste was
implemented, this issue of indenting pastes had been an annoyance (only
later on did I realize to disable this electric mode).





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