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Re: Dired vs MC


From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: Dired vs MC
Date: 23 Dec 2006 12:47:54 -0800
User-agent: G2/1.0

Dieter Wilhelm wrote:
> "Robert Thorpe" <address@hidden> writes:
>
> > Dieter Wilhelm wrote:
> >> "bcochofel" <address@hidden> writes:
> >> > I really use this a lot under mc but if I can do this under emacs I'll
> >> > be very happy...
> >>
> >> Yeah, it would be perfect when dired had an option for updating files
> >> and not only overwriting stuff.
> >
> > What do you mean? Did Dired used to work differently?
>
> No, I wanted to express the subjunctive,

Ah, weakness of the english language we speakers of it don't notice
because we've never experienced a language with it.

> I'm sorry, I think I should
> have written: If dired had an option ...
>
> I would like to have an option for copying (key "C") only newer files
> then dired could replace totally midnight commander for me.

Could you describe what you mean more.  Do you want Dired to mark files
created after a certain date?

This may be a weakness of Emacs we users of it don't notice because
we've never experienced a language with it.



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