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Re: Disabled commands

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Disabled commands
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 09:47:12 +0200

> Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 11:30:10 +0900
> From: Miles Bader <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> On 2/10/06, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Honestly, not only did
> > I not know about the existence of `not-modified' until recently, but I never
> > expected Emacs to provide such a command and even less to bind it to a key
> > like M-~ which can be hit accidentally.
> >
> > In what kind of scenario does it make sense to use it?
> When you've made changes but don't want to save them (and don't want
> emacs moaning at you about this)?

Right.  One situation I find myself doing that quite a lot is when I
start replying to a mail message, then change my mind.

> [It boggles my mind that you didn't know about this command -- it's
> one of the very first commands I learned, in the original PDP10 emacs,
> about a billion years ago...  I thought it was one of the "grand old
> commands".]

Yeah, me too.  It sounds kinda weird to disable it now.

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