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Re: term.el and undo

From: Florian Weimer
Subject: Re: term.el and undo
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 14:59:24 +0200

* David Kastrup:

> However, since the whole point of term is to provide an
> ncurses-capable terminal, and since undo or any other output or cursor
> movement operation not initiated from the device writing into the
> pseudotty would lead to a discrepancy between the screen contents and
> the application's expectations, _any_ editing by the user including
> undo would seem completely pointless.

Minor nitpick: In *line* *mode*, undo does make sense, because the
application doesn't see any data before the user presses RET.  (Line
mode is the default mode, and typically it supports limited line
editing via ^H, ^W and ^U.)

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