[tin-dev] start_editor_offset

Thomas Dickey dickey at his.com
Mon Jul 5 21:24:37 CEST 2021

On Mon, Jul 05, 2021 at 06:04:10PM +0200, Urs Janßen wrote:
> I'm just wondering what the benefit of start_editor_offset (tinrc and
> attributes) is when editor_format is freely configuarble (tinrc and 
> attributes)? Are there any reasons not to remove this option - currently
> settings like

Looking at the history, start_editor_offset was in 1.10 (not in manpage),
while editor_format was in 1.21 (in manpage).

The original intent was (probably0 to make the older feature unnecessary.

> start_editor_offset=OFF
> editor_format=%E +%N +F
> are possible but don't make sense - do they?

Thomas E. Dickey <dickey at invisible-island.net>
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