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Re: S-backspace

From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: S-backspace
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 16:24:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090019 (Oort Gnus v0.19) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:

> Miles Bader wrote:
>    On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 01:01:57AM +0200, Alex Schroeder wrote:
>    > In the new CVS, <S-backspace> runs the command kill-whole-line.
>    > I'm hitting it about twice a day by accident, confusing me.
>    > Can we reconsider this recent keybinding addition?
>    Yeah, I also find shift is somewhat easier to hit accidentally than
>    other modifiers, presumably because it usually has no effect, so my
>    fingers have gotten into the habit of not releasing it very quickly
>    after entering shifted letter.  So for instance if I accidentally
>    enter `M' when I meant to enter `m', I tend to hit the DEL key
>    while my brain is still processing the `release shift' concept, so
>    end up hitting S-DEL about 50% of the time...
> What about <M-S-backspace>.  

Uh, shift is right above ctrl on my keyboard and it is a bit larger
then ctrl. I can see myself hitting `M-C-<backspace>' accidentally
when working under X.

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