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Re: Spaces rather than tabs by a major mode hook

From: Jean Louis
Subject: Re: Spaces rather than tabs by a major mode hook
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 01:42:39 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/+ () (2022-05-21)

* goncholden <> [2022-06-12 23:41]:
> Disabling automatic indentation completely must be a single command
> operation, with Emacs tracking what electric indentation
> functionality is enabled automatically, and disable them without
> putting such burdens on the user.  Emacs has ended up with an
> artificial intelligence machine that takes control away from the
> human being, if our intelligence cannot figure out a quick and
> direct way to turn off its plug.

I guess it is rather helpful to many users. But that is just a
guess. For sure I personally prefer many automatic indentations, and
that is one of main reasons why I prefer Emacs as editor.
  For example, I like that I simply press RET and get in the next line
  of this paragraph.  It helps me many times when formatting list
  items. The way I like it.

There are many options in Emacs, and to find the one with indentation
is really difficult. I do not think that you would easily find it out
without asking on mailing list.

That option to turn it off exists, that means you are still in charge.

And after using Emacs a lot, when I get into other editor, I feel the
same, those editors are taking control over my habits or lack of
habits. All those are subjective perceptions, in other words,


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