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Re: dired default Feature request

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: dired default Feature request
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 15:39:17 +0200 (IST)

On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, 

> I suggest that both
> dired-recursive-deletes and
> dired-recursive-copies
> should default to 'top.  IMHO this is much more common behavior for a
> file manager (e.g. MidnightCommander, M$ Windows Explorer), it is more
> convenient as sufficiently safe (the user is asked to confirm the
> action).

OTOH, I think Unix and GNU/Linux users are used to the current default.

> OTOH, I failed to find the variables in question by
> `h-i recursive delete' or `h-i dired recursive'
> (it is there for `h-i dired-recursive').  If changing the defaults is
> judged unacceptable, I suggest that `recursive delete', `recursive
> copy' and `dired recursive' be entered into the info index.

I don't know if the default will be changed, but I added index entries 
"recursive deletion" and "recursive copying" anyway.


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