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

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Why @#! is not Emacs using the Recycle bin on w32?
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 13:12:33 -0700

> > I agree that it should be mentioned prominently.
> > 
> > IIUC, `delete-by-moving-to-trash' works similarly on all platforms
> > that have some sort of trash can (recycle bin) - is that correct?
> > It's important that something like this be similar for all 
> > platforms.
> Maybe, assuming you have a Trash.

Yes, I meant on all platforms that have such a can/bin feature.

> > My preference is that this not be turned on by default - that is,
> > keep the traditional Emacs behavior. But I recognize the counter
> > arguments. The traditional behavior here is better for overall Emacs
> > use, IMO, but I won't argue about it. 
> I agree that any feature like this should be disabled by default.  At
> least on Linux platforms, it would have to make some assumptions about
> the operating environment, or jump through some hoops to try to
> determine that environment precisely.

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