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Re: Default Emacs keybindings (was: Re: Menu suggestion)

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Default Emacs keybindings (was: Re: Menu suggestion)
Date: 27 Apr 2004 16:22:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> > Also when explicitly marking a region with the mouse (dragging mouse-1
> > or clicking mouse-3), temporary transient mark mode should be enabled:
> Funny you should mention that: I thought about it two days ago and was
> about to propose it.
> > it is a safe bet that if the user marks out a _region_ for a command,
> > that he wants the command to be applied to the region instead of just
> > operating at point.  _If_ the command has special behavior for active
> > regions.
> Obviously I completely agree.

While we are in agreement: the visual indication of
transient-mark-mode and of marking with the mouse is the same.  Yet
if I type DEL after marking a region with the mouse, the region is
killed, but with transient-mark-mode, only a single character gets

I think it appropriate to unify the behavior in that respect as well.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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