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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 10:39:17 +0200
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David House wrote:
> 2008/8/29 Lennart Borgman (gmail) <address@hidden>:
>>> But being a sensible user, you have backups, right?
>> Please do not try to be smart.
> Well, let's see. You accidentally deleted a file important to you, and
> then sent an angry post to the mailing list. I'm suggesting what
> happened was at least partially your fault, as you could have just
> calmed down, restored from your backups, and gone on with your day.

David, please. You are again suggesting that you know better than me in
this case. You do not.

Of course you are right, but there is nothing new in what you write. And
it does not help which I think you do realize.

> Note that nothing in the above expresses an opinion as to whether
> Emacs should delete using `rem' or by sending files to the Recycle
> Bin. To be honest, I somewhat agree with you, I think Emacs' actions
> should probably be reversible by default. The "Emacs didn't delete my
> secure file" complaint isn't valid, I don't think, because if you're
> deleting secure files, `dired-do-delete' as it stands still doesn't
> properly delete them.

Yes, that is my view too.

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