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bug#684: 23.0.60; text-mode redefines "\es", the new search-map prefix


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#684: 23.0.60; text-mode redefines "\es", the new search-map prefix
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 18:18:54 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2.90 (gnu/linux)

Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

>>> Starting from Emacs 22 we dedicated a special prefix map M-o
>>> just for such formatting commands.  So I propose to move these
>>> commands to the following keys:
>>>
>>> M-o M-s    center-line
>>> M-o M-S    center-paragraph
>>
>> Isn't the M-o prefix key used for text properties?  I don't think it's
>> such a good fit.  Maybe M-g would be better.  WDYT?
>
> M-g was intended for navigation commands ("goto" mnemonics), and
> M-o for formatting commands (see (emacs) Formatted Text).
> I think center-line and center-paragraph are more formatting
> than navigation commands.

But center-line and center-paragraph have nothing to do with text
formatting as such -- currently, the commands in M-o all change
properties.  In contrast, center-line and center-paragraph perform
indentation.

How about C-c C-s and C-c C-S?






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