> OK, so here's the situation, as I understand it:
> 1. The maintainers of emacs are happy with the way it is right now.
> 2. The maintainers probably *use* emacs for their work - so it's one of
> the tools in their toolbox.
> 3. You want these maintainers to modify their tool in ways they don't
> like, in order to make their tool more appealing to more people.
I doubt that most Emacs maintainers have a strong opinion on how the
*scratch* buffer should work.