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bug#14914: bug#15799: 24.3.50; dired-hide-details-mode: Provide default
bug#14914: bug#15799: 24.3.50; dired-hide-details-mode: Provide default key binding
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:01:21 +0530
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)
>> Of course, they're different, but I assume the @ was chosen because
>> it's also used for things like outline-minor-mode, i.e. for other
>> features that hide parts of the buffer.
> `@' was proposed by Jambunathan, not I. I have no special objection
> to `@' instead of `(', however.
I do object to '('.
Partly because I am tempted to think ')' will undo whatever it's other
> But there is really more to it than that. There are at least these
> hide/show commands in Dired:
> $ (`dired-hide-subdir')
> M-$ (`dired-hide-all')
> ( (`dired-hide-details-mode')
> M-o (`dired-omit-mode')
> It is good that each of these is quick, but yes, we could put them
> all on a prefix key. In that case, `M-o', `M-$', and `$' are also
> good candidates for the prefix key.
$ is indeed better than @. Remember `$' is used in conjunction with
> We could have, for example:
> M-o s (`dired-hide-subdir') - `s' for subdi
> M-o S (`dired-hide-all') - `S' for subdirs
> M-o c (`dired-hide-details-mode') - `c' for columns
> M-o r (`dired-omit-mode') - `r' for rows
I object to M-o. The verb `Omit' is generally not used. It has bad
connotations. (My mom will spank me if I omitted something)
Let's omit omit and stick with show or hide.
bug#15799: 24.3.50; dired-hide-details-mode: Provide default key binding, Jambunathan K, 2013/11/15