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Re: Canceling dialogues

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Canceling dialogues
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 21:59:24 +0200
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David Kastrup wrote:
Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

Stuart D. Herring wrote:
What should y-or-n-p return if the user chooses this alternative?  Should
it signal 'quit (like C-g would)?  What if `inhibit-quit' is t?  The idea
of an escape route for the user is not a bad one, but I wonder if the
notion of "cancelling" is insufficiently generalizable to apply to just
any use of `y-or-n-p'.  Is there a specific behavior that you would want
to associate with this?
I want the Cancel alternative to work just like C-g works in the
command line alternative.

Well, it sounds like there would not be much of a point to display a
cancel button if inhibit-quit is t, and it would also appear
inappropriate to ring the bell (which is usually done for a lot of
situations where quit is signaled).
Good points.

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