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Re: Is transient-mark-mode for newbies?


From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: Is transient-mark-mode for newbies?
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 20:09:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (windows-nt)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>> Or, in other words, are there commands or tricks possible only when
>> transient-mark-mode is off?
>
> IMO, it's fine for newbies - and for everyone else. Some of us have been
> trying to get it to be the default behavior for years.

I tried it for a long time but got pissed off by getting the region
highlighted when I did not want to, one time too many. For example
when using C-x C-x to switch point and mark. Maybe that would have
been possible to turn off, don't know, I was too lazy to find out I
guess.

/Mathias



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