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Re: save-some-buffers' "^R" sends user to recursive edit view modeanxiet

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: save-some-buffers' "^R" sends user to recursive edit view modeanxiety
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 09:13:02 -0600
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Dan Jacobson wrote:

Also, regarding the "^R to display the current buffer;" message
itself. It must have been real early emacs. Don't put a real live ^R
there, some of us cut and paste into gnus and then gnus tells us
there's illegible text and we end up having to repair it on the
outgoing spool as gnus wasn't forthcoming about where it was enough.
A "^" . "R" is better, but "C-r" is more consistent.

I think the problem is actually in map-y-or-n-p:

*** emacs-21.3/lisp/map-ynp.el.orig     Sun Jul 15 10:15:34 2001
--- emacs-21.3/lisp/map-ynp.el  Tue Jun 17 08:41:54 2003
*** 207,214 ****
                                (mapconcat (function
                                            (lambda (elt)
!                                             (format "%c to %s"
!                                                     (nth 0 elt)
                                                      (nth 2 elt))))
--- 207,216 ----
                                (mapconcat (function
                                            (lambda (elt)
!                                             (format "%s to %s"
!                                                     (key-description
!                                                      (char-to-string
!                                                       (nth 0 elt)))
                                                      (nth 2 elt))))

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