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Re: A wish, a plea

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: A wish, a plea
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 20:19:49 +1200

 > Since both C-x and C-c are prefix keys, and thus used a lot in
 > sequence with other keys, C-x C-c has always seemed like a
 > particularly dangerous binding to me.

Add to that the fact that C is next to X and if you miss-hit the X key slightly
you can press X then C in quick succession.  I've exited a few sessions
prematurely that way.

 > One of the first things I changed when I started to use Emacs was
 > to change the "kill-emacs" binding to C-x C-c C-x
 > (global-set-key "\C-x\C-c"   'nil)
 > (global-set-key "\C-x\C-c\C-x"       'save-buffers-kill-emacs)
 > C-x C-c C-x works really well (it is still easy to type, and I've
 > never hit it accidentally).

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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