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Re: held down the undo key too long: don't undo the undos so fast please


From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: held down the undo key too long: don't undo the undos so fast please
Date: 12 Dec 2001 10:02:39 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.50

> * In message <address@hidden>
> * On the subject of "held down the undo key too long: don't undo the undos so 
> fast please"
> * Sent on Tue, 11 Dec 2001 16:07:36 +0800
> * Honorable address@hidden (Dan Jacobson) writes:
>
> Consider the case when you've done 1000 changes and you hold down the
> undo key to get back to the original state.  well, what do you know,
> there will be a brief flashing in the minibuffer saying that you hit
> bottom, and then you proceed to undo the undos, getting in deeper and
> deeper trouble...  i'd say when we hit bottom, demand that the user do
> something different, oh anything, a little C-f will qualify, and only
> then proceed to undo any undos.

yes, this is a very real problem, but IMO it is better and cleaner fixed
by having explicit separate "undo" and "redo" commands which do not turn
into each other, ever.

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