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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 23:05:10 +0200
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Drew Adams wrote:
> For Emacs, we could do this: By default, `delete' deletes the file and
> `S-delete' sends it to the Recycle Bin,

That would be good.

> but with non-nil
> `delete-by-moving-to-trash' these would be reversed: `delete' would send to 
> the
> Recycle Bin and `S-delete' would delete the file (a la Windows).

I wonder if reversing like that is a good idea. Negation is sometimes a
very confusing operation for our brains. If you have seen people
struggling with logic expressions which they try to match what they want
you have probably seen how confused they can be. (And I believe negation
is even more confusing when we are stressed.)

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