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Re: Why @#! is not Emacs using the Recycle bin on w32?

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Why @#! is not Emacs using the Recycle bin on w32?
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 09:58:08 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 02:06:39 +0200
>> From: "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Emacs Devel <address@hidden>
>>> However, someone submitted a patch some time ago to move files to the
>>> desktop's trash which works on Windows and with the common convention
>>> used by Gnome, KDE and Mac OSX. To use it you need to set
>>> `delete-by-moving-to-trash'.
>> Thanks. Wouldn't it be good to have this as a default.
> No, please don't!  Only Windows Explorer moves files to the Recycle
> Bin by default, all the other programs I use, including the shell, do
> not.  I don't want to relearn my habits just because Lennart doesn't
> want to customize his .emacs.

Who said I do not want to customize my .emacs?

A little bit more seriously, what is your argument? What harm does it
make to turn on this by default?

My impression is the opposite, that most well written w32 programs use
the Recycle Bin.

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