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Re: Emacs-diffs Digest, Vol 50, Issue 7

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Emacs-diffs Digest, Vol 50, Issue 7
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 00:23:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Why does it matter whether it was IBM, Apple or M$ who invented the
>     C-z C-x C-c C-v shortcuts (and thus broke compatibility with Emacs)?
> someone else said it was unfair to attribute these to Microsoft, since
> others actually designed the interface.
>     No matter what we think or feel, or whether history is on our side,
>     most "modern" applications use these bindings -- including GNOME, KDE
>     and Firefox, so today it is Emacs which is "incompatible" with "common
>     practice".
> That is why it is important to note that Emacs and its command set
> came first.

So you claim to have invented the concept of doing cut, copy, and paste 
via keyboard commands, and that Emacs was the first program to do that?

Otherwise, this whole argument is silly.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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