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Re: Will default key bindings spell the death of Emacs?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Will default key bindings spell the death of Emacs?
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 13:20:33 +0200
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Lars Hansen <address@hidden> writes:

|> I think this is a very important discussion.
|> 
|> >>I believe that Emacs key bindings are effectively preventing 99% or more
|> >>of Windows programmers and other younger programmers from ever using
|> >>it.
|> >>    
|> >
|> >I think you greatly exaggerate the difficulty of adapting to Emacs
|> >key bindings.
|> >  
|> Users should not adopt to Emacs. Emacs should adopt to users!

You might be surprised how many GUIs support Emacs keybindings like C-k.

Andreas.

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