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Re: Key binding M-g should really be goto-line

From: Josh Varner
Subject: Re: Key binding M-g should really be goto-line
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 08:50:05 -0600

On Wed, 02 Mar 2005 14:52:07 +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt <address@hidden> wrote:
>    goto-line is so often used (when you need it; like during PHP
>    coding)
> You have only noted PHP as needing goto-line, this doesn't warrant
> binding it globally.  What about binding M-g in php-mode to goto-line?
When the more advanced context sensitive goto-line like behaviors
break down having the primitive easily accessible is incredibly
helpful. For example on my system gdb mode has problems finding the
right header files when stepping through code, so I have to go to
those lines manually.

It would also be informative to take a look at some of the
distributions out there. Redhat's default .emacs binds goto-line to
Ctrl-x g. Given that this is RH 9.0, but I would not be surprised if
this is still in the default for latest Fedora. But how often do you
or did you receive complaints about losing


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