142655Re: RFE: honor 'eol' setting regardless of 'binary' flag.
- Jul 13, 2014Erik Christiansen wrote:
> On 13.07.14 01:45, Linda A. Walsh wrote:To you, perhaps, but any task to free slaves was unconvincing to those
>> Vim embodies having, not only a choice other than POSIX, but a multitude
>> of choices. If Vim were to delete all non-POSIX features, there would
>> only be "vi": i.e. -- there would be no Vim.
>> Are you saying Vim should not exist?
> Now you begin to resemble a troll.
> The pretence that Vim denies choice in the "missing EOL" scenario is
who owned them. I.e any argument to those who maintain the status quo is
> On 12.07.14 23:56, Linda A. Walsh wrote:If it was setting a flag, I wouldn't have raised the issue. If it
>> by default and force users into compliance.
>> Doing it for a user w/o their choice or buy-in and making it
>> impossible for them to have a choice is noxious, IMO.
> That imaginary situation is mere misapprehension. Are you unaware of the
> existence of .vimrc? That's where your divergent defaults should be set,
> making them suit personal needs.
long complex script, and/or external helper programs on each platform
then I am.
> The script provided upthread via URL is a slightly complex behaviour----
> modification, but all the work has been done. Even if copy-paste of the
> script is a great burden for some, it does provide the desired behaviour
> (and therefore choice) after that herculean effort, does it not?
It also talks about needing external utilities ported to each
platform to work
reliably (the pure-vim script says the other is more reliable).
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