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Re: Default value of recenter-redisplay

From: Göktuğ Kayaalp
Subject: Re: Default value of recenter-redisplay
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 18:02:53 +0300
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On 2018-04-29 14:10 GMT, John Shahid <address@hidden> wrote:
> I'm wondering why the default value of the variable is set to `tty' ?
> Also, is it safe to set the variable to `nil' ? If it is safe, can we
> change the default value to `nil' in order to have a better terminal
> experience ?

The said variable was added in commit 666e158e382, and the documentation
bits of the patch read:

| +center of the window, or as close to the center as possible.  If the
| +variable @var{recenter-redisplay} is non-nil, it also clears the
| +screen and redisplays all windows; this is useful in case the screen
| +becomes garbled for any reason (@pxref{Screen Garbled}).  If
| address@hidden has the special value @code{tty} (the
| +default), then redisplay only happens on tty frames.

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