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Re: C-d deleting region considered harmful

From: Sebastian Rose
Subject: Re: C-d deleting region considered harmful
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2010 15:55:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Christoph <address@hidden> writes:
> I usually activate the region to perform some kind of a command on it. If I
> decide that I need to delete the character under the cursor instead of 
> deleting
> to entire region, is it too strange to hit C-g first, to deactivate the region
> and then press C-d to delete the character? That seems like a pretty normal
> workflow to me.

C-g is a superfluous extra keystroke in this case.

It will be (is) typed billions of times just because of a wrong


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