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bug#7077: 24.0.50; mouse-drag-copy-region - name should say copy as kill


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#7077: 24.0.50; mouse-drag-copy-region - name should say copy as kill
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2011 16:22:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> The name does not say anything about copying to the kill ring.  The name
> should, like `kill-ring-save' and `copy-region-as-kill', say that this
> copies to the kill ring.
>
> Suggestion: `mouse-drag-copy-region-as-kill' or
> `mouse-drag-kill-ring-save'.

I think that sounds reasonable, but, on the other hand, is it really
necessary for all these functions to mention "kill" in the function
name?  It seems intuitive (to me) that `mouse-drag-copy-region' puts
stuff in the kill ring -- what else would it do?

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