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RE: C-d deleting region considered harmful

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: C-d deleting region considered harmful
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2010 08:15:35 -0700

> > > Deleting an active region with Backspace is a bad idea, 
> > > IMO: that's not how other apps behave, while this feature
> > > exists to be compatible with other apps.
> > 
> > Just tried it in the location bar of firefox.  Backspace 
> > certainly does delete an active region there.
> Firefox does a lot of things that others don't.

And IE and Outlook and Word and Windows Explorer and...

Hitting Backspace in most apps on Windows deletes the selection.

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