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Re: ispell-region with M-$ in transient-mark-mode

From: Han Boetes
Subject: Re: ispell-region with M-$ in transient-mark-mode
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 21:43:38 +0059
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6i

Richard Stallman wrote:
> > > Instead of this, I propose to call the command `ispell'
> > > which already checks a region or a buffer depending on the
> > > values of `transient-mark-mode' and `mark-active'.
> >
> > Would this also apply to commands as downcase-word and upcase-
> > word for instance?
> No, because those are word commands. This proposal has nothing
> to do with word commands. Or at least I thought it did not.
> On rereading the words, I see that perhaps I misunderstood them
> the first time. I thought it was a proposal to change something
> about a command that has to do with buffers and regions. That's
> what I said I would not object to.
> Now I am not sure what the intention was. So I can't say I am in
> favor of it.
> We should be focusing on making a release, not on changes in
> Emacs interface features, so please let's not continue this
> discussion.

I am in favour of this change but I do realize this would be a
fundamental change in the behaviour of emacs.

So I would like to suggest to postpone this discussion until after
the next release.

# Han

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