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Re: delete-selection-mode

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: delete-selection-mode
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 19:39:17 +0100

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 7:27 PM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> I already said that I'd consider transient-mark-mode _off_ again a good
> solution and have an active region for shift-selection, mouse-selected,
> and explicit temporary transient-mark-mode.  In which case I don't mind
> delete-selection-mode much since it is in effect only for explicitly
> selected _regions_ instead of being a side-effect of using the _mark_.
> I have heard no arguments against that.

That might be because no one really thought you wanted that. Was not
transient-mark-mode turned on by default to make Emacs default
behaviour a bit more like other editing environments? (I do not
remember since I prefer cua-mode and would expect most new users to do
the same. However this seems like an impossible solution currently,

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