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bug#2449: 23.0.90; Disabling transient-mark-mode doesn't work well in an

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: bug#2449: 23.0.90; Disabling transient-mark-mode doesn't work well in ansi-term
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 12:14:41 -0700 (PDT)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

  > Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> writes:
  > > I think we are miscommunicating here.  The problem in this case happens
  > > when transient-mark-mode is NOT active.
  > >
  > > Has something changed in the way the transient mark is handled even when
  > > transient-mark-mode is inactive?
  > That's what I'm trying to explain.  Mouse selection now uses the
  > (only. OLDVAL) mechanism implemented part of the shift-selection changes
  > installed many months ago:
  >   *** If a command sets `transient-mark-mode' to (only . OLDVAL), that
  >   means to activate transient-mark-mode temporarily, until the next
  >   unshifted point motion command or mark deactivation.  Afterwards,
  >   reset transient-mark-mode to the value OLDVAL.  The values `only' and
  >   `identity', introduced in Emacs 22, are now deprecated.
  > Mouse-selection is now a little "stickier", and this behavior is good in
  > most cases.  But the way ansi-term is set up, the mark never gets
  > deactivated.  That's why this bug occurs.

Thanks, please install your change.

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