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Re: Yanking wrong text

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Yanking wrong text
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 08:19:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> The comment in the implementation says that this was done because
>> otherwise yank would be a no-op.  So what?  I still need to insert
>> the last copied region even if it happens to be the same as the
>> selected region, and not insert some arbitrary text from the rest
>> of the kill ring.
> I do not understand.  Please explain in more details your scenario.
> I don't really understand what you're trying to do and what you're
> getting instead.

I could imagine that for keyboard macros, such cleverness could have
absolutely devastating results.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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