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Re: dired should clear marks after most operations, or something


From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: dired should clear marks after most operations, or something
Date: 11 Apr 2001 12:13:03 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.102

>>>>> "Michael" == Michael John Downes <address@hidden> writes:
> I'm not sure what to suggest but it seems clear to me at least that the
> current strategy of leaving the marks marked makes it *too* easy for
> people to shoot themselves in the foot. One possibility would be to
> automatically clear marks after every multi-file operation but provide
> an easy way to put back the same marks with one or two keystrokes.

I think that's a good idea.  Basically similar to the transient-mark-mode
idea where the buffer mark is made inactive whenever the buffer is modified
but can be reactivated with C-x C-x.


        Stefan



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