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Re: dired should clear marks after most operations, or something


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: dired should clear marks after most operations, or something
Date: 12 Apr 2001 12:35:55 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "Michael" == Michael John Downes <address@hidden> writes:

Michael> If I thought I were extraordinarily much more blunder-prone than most
Michael> users I would say "my problem" and not send a bug report. But if
Michael> something like this can happen to me through a moment of inattention
Michael> then I think it is probably happening to a lot of other users as well.
Michael> Therefore, I think that persistent dired marks should not be the 
default
Michael> dired behavior, although they could be an option for power users.

Yes, I second this, as I have daily near misses due to unseen leftover
lurking dired marks.  Why not require a setq if one wants the risky behaviour.
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