> In the "options.txt" file of Vim documentation...
> Options 'cursorcolumn' and 'cursorline' are said to be "local to
> window". Given their behavior, it should say "local to buffer" rather
> than "local to window".
> However, when thinking some more about this, maybe the behavior should
> actually be "local to window".
You may have more than one window on the same buffer, and each window
has a different cursor position; it is thus logical to have these
options "local to window" and not "local to buffer", even less "global".