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Re: Is Emacs on Aqua crippleware or is it just broken?


From: BK
Subject: Re: Is Emacs on Aqua crippleware or is it just broken?
Date: 6 May 2003 06:58:38 -0700

Oliver Scholz <address@hidden> wrote ...

> > On a Mac, cut/copy/paste is Cmd-x/c/v. Emacs doesn't adhere to this,
> > but in principle, this can be changed back to normal by defining
> > keyboard macros.
> 
> It is like a school-kid saying: "Why don't the people abroad speak
> German? It would be so much easier for them to talk to each other if they
> did not insist of using foreign languages at home."

Wrong example. You just shot yourself in the foot. :-)

On the Mac, HIG is the local custom and therefore it is only
reasonable to expecrt that any foreign application coming to Mac land
can will respect the native customs and accept them as being normal,
while its own foreign customs, although they might be accepted, will
remain foreign.

rgds
bk


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