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Re: address@hidden: C-k must be repeated in "shell" to kill a line that
Re: address@hidden: C-k must be repeated in "shell" to kill a line that has a prompt]
Tue, 30 Oct 2001 13:20:16 -0500
Daniel Ortmann <address@hidden> writes:
> In the "shell" buffer, the new emacs forces me to repeat C-k in order to
> kill a line that has a prompt. This is so contrary to *ALL* historical
> emacs behavior that it must only be considered a blatant bug.
> What do people think about this issue? I agree this behavior is bad,
> but can we think of an alternative that really is better?
Maybe we should think about extending the field commands so that
they can understand the notion of "inside a field" and "outside of any field".
I.e. the text after the prompt is a field, but the rest is not.
So a nil field-property would have a special meaning.