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Re: Is transient-mark-mode for newbies?


From: Johan Bockgård
Subject: Re: Is transient-mark-mode for newbies?
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 09:54:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:

> BTW, your question appears to presume that t-m-m was created to emulate 
> Windows/Mac-style marking with the mouse.  In fact, it goes back to the 
> ZMACS editor on the MIT Lisp Machines, which was written around 1980.

In XEmacs the feature is even known as `zmacs-regions'.

-- 
Johan Bockgård


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