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Re: Another keybinding nit for afterwards

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Another keybinding nit for afterwards
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2006 16:04:48 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Slawomir Nowaczyk <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, 01 Nov 2006 14:16:39 +0100
> address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) wrote:
> #> > I think that is both a more convenient as well as more logical
> #> > interface.
> #> 
> #> I often find that after using C-y M-y ..., the next time I use C-y, I
> #> usually want to insert the previous head of the kill-ring (as yanked
> #> by the first C-y). To facilitate this, I want a M-y following the C-y
> #> to only temporarily rotate the kill ring.
> #> 
> #> To permanently rotate the kill-ring, I would like to use M-y M-y ...
> #> (i.e. start with M-y rather than C-y).
> FWIW, I think this is a great idea... I too am often annoyed by
> kill-ring getting rotated.

It sounds obscure to make this difference by the initial C-y/M-y
choice.  Maybe instead C-u M-y should revert the last rotation?  Then
one would not need to think in advance about whether one wants it
undone later.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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