|Subject:||Re: long-standing set-up errors on upgrade (elimination of x cut buffers)|
|Date:||Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:24:28 -0700|
On Sep 19, 2010, at 3:39 PM, Joe Brenner wrote:
(Of late, the gnus emacs team seems to be having trouble with the idea
of stable interfaces.)
I don't think any of these have anything to do with gnus, but are definitely
interface changes in emacs, potentially in the development trunk (i.e. the
You would see this behavior if you were using the development trunk (i.e.
bzr HEAD) of emacs 24, unless you turned it off. That interface is still
somewhat `under development' at the moment, so changes are expected.
Unless something changes, I would guess that ``typing replaces selection''
will be the default behavior in a future emacs release.
You might want to customize the variable recenter-positions to disable
this new feature (which seems to have been introduced in Emacs 23.2).
I was quite pleasantly surprised to find it myself, as it more elegantly
solves a problem for which I'd long had a custom key binding.
There are very few changes to the emacs interface that aren't easily
turned off. If you're using the development head straight from the source
repository, you should expect to see these sort of changes now and then;
if such changes are unacceptable to you, then you probably shouldn't be
trying to use the active development code. If you need some patch or bug
fix from the development HEAD but don't want to live on the bleeding edge,
I would suggest filling a bug report and asking if we can please put out a
bug-fix release for your particular issue.
Hope that helps,
|[Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread]|