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bug#8189: 24.0.50; indenting region with TAB deactivates region

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8189: 24.0.50; indenting region with TAB deactivates region
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 17:00:10 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

>> This bug report is about deactivating the region.  I don't know if it's
>> easy to fix this but it would be nice if it would be possible to indent
>> the region several times by simply hitting TAB several times.
> The command usually bound to TAB is really meant for programming
> languages, where it indents to "The Correct Indentation", so repeating
> it makes no sense.

And besides this -- in buffers where it does make sense, it's easy
enough to reactivate the region (with `C-x C-x C-x C-x' or the like) and
then TAB again.

So I don't think it's worth it to establish more functionality for
TAB/region things, and I'm closing this bug report.

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