> From: Pete Dietl <petedi...@gmail.com> > Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:33:58 -0500 > Cc: bug-make <email@example.com>, Edward Welbourne <edward.welbou...@qt.io>, > p...@mad-scientist.net > > Would it also be a reasonable request then to add in vim markers for custom > folding or indentation/formatting > directives?
Why not? > Also, the space between form feeds sometimes goes well beyond a typical > terminal screen. For instance in > variable.c, there is one at line 178 and the next is on line 301 and then at > 448. Those are probably not > particularly useful for anyone (correct me if I'm wrong). The "page" doesn't have to fit on a screen. Those markers serve as page delimiters, where each "page" covers one of the subjects covered by the entire file. So these markers are for easy movement between these parts of the file, not for displaying them in their entirety on the screen. Think about chapters in a text document -- these markers separate such "chapters", and Emacs offers commands to move to the Nth next or previous "chapter".