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Re: Entering filenames with spaces

From: Thien-Thi Nguyen
Subject: Re: Entering filenames with spaces
Date: 13 Aug 2005 17:14:04 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Please note that TAB is perfectly common for completion.

ok, noted.

> I don't think that our main priority for keybindings should be to
> annoy people into reading the manual.  Even though the traditional
> backspace (= C-h) binding on ttys did pretty much that, it was never
> really a big selling point for Emacs.

right.  we want to annoy them later, once they discover elisp and posit
some crazy feature like minibuffer-complete-word (bound to SPC), into
rereading these archives!  ok, i've done my part.  btw, looks like there
won't be 20 followups, after all; rms has decided to make the change.


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