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Re: Suggestion: Mapping of M-g should be goto-line

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Suggestion: Mapping of M-g should be goto-line
Date: 25 Mar 2004 17:42:51 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:

> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
> > address@hidden (Jari Aalto+mail.emacs) writes:
> > 
> > >         The "de facto" situation for long has been that everybody
> > >         maps M-g to goto-line. People advice that in newsgroups,
> > >         because it is indeed the most logical key.
> > 
> > Seconded.  If no other binding can be found, we can override it in
> > enriched text mode with a local binding, but as a global binding,
> > goto-line is certainly much more generally useful.
> BTW, Gnus rebinds M-g:
> M-g runs the command gnus-summary-rescan-group

I see no problem with that: in the summary buffer you would not want
to jump to a particular line, anyway.  It is a generated buffer
without external access that would make line numbers a useful metric.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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