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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] LaTeX-fill-region-as-paragraph: each sentence starts
Re: [AUCTeX-devel] LaTeX-fill-region-as-paragraph: each sentence starts in a new line
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:08:39 +0000
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)
>>> "Mosè" == Mosè Giordano <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi Uwe,
> 2016-09-08 10:13 GMT+02:00 Uwe Brauer <address@hidden>:
>> A couple of questions and suggestions:
>> - could anyone with knowledge of the original
>> LaTeX-fill-region-as-paragraph try to implement this feature
>> without using defadvice.
> What's the problem with `defadvice'? It's actually pretty useful
> because it doesn't shadow future changes to the advised function.
Right I use it for dozens of function, however it is IMHO difficult to
debug and from comments by Stefan Monnier and RMS itself I understand
its use was advised against if it was included in Emacs itself and not
some private stuff.
>> - if not, could that code be included, although it uses defadvice.
>> Of course if would then be necessary to ask for permission and to
>> convince the author to sign the relevant FSF papers , which I
>> could try to do, if the maintainer think the code should be
> While I think this can be a valuable feature (but I don't use it), I'm
> not completely persuaded we should have it in AUCTeX. Moreover, I
> don't think it's specific to *TeX files but can be applied to other
> plain text-like files.
Well auctex provides its one filling engine for paragraphs, so in my
eyes it makes sense to modify it and not vanilla fill-paragraph.