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Re: delete-selection-mode

From: Harald Hanche-Olsen
Subject: Re: delete-selection-mode
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 14:02:40 -0400 (EDT)

+ Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>:

> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 5:37 PM, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Is this true even when the region has been activated by keyboard commands?
> > If so, perhaps it is a bug.  Perhaps the feature should only apply when
> > you make the region using the mouse.
> I think it would be a very bad idea to introduce an invisible state
> this way. (I agree with Klaus here - if I do not misunderstand him.)

One way to solve that might be to use a different face for the region
depending on whether it was mouse selected or keyboard generated.
Maybe using a more scary (reddish?) colour if typing something is
going to delete it.

- Harald

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