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Re: whitespace-mode deactivated at end of line

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: whitespace-mode deactivated at end of line
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2022 10:58:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>>> The red background that highlights trailing whitespace
>> Also why isn't that removed automatically on save?
> Because it isn't any business of Emacs to second-guess the
> user's intentions. The user could, for example, be saving
> a partially written file, or have any other valid reason for
> keeping the trailing whitespace.

Sounds more like someone falling asleep with the head on the
keyboard ... which can be really dangerous BTW.

> If you do want this automatic cleanup to be performed
> unconditionally, customize the option whitespace-cleanup to
> do that.

Okay, yes, better than the semi-manual method of having
a function in a hook, however I don't have that?

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