[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Enabling Transient Mark Mode by default

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Enabling Transient Mark Mode by default
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 13:28:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> M-SPC might be one possibility, but that would mean juggling its
>>>> current binding.
>>> M-SPC seems to be trapped by this window manager (metacity) so it may
>> Seems like this is a speciality of metacity, neither kwin nor fvwm
>> does that by default.
> But many WMs (I think kwin, too) trap M-TAB and probably many other
> bindings used by emacs.  Fortunately most if not all WMs let users set
> their own shortcuts.  Here all window manager shortcuts use the Windows
> (Hyper) key, so all C and M bindings are reserved for use in
> applications.  So I would't care much about what WM uses a key by
> default.

Metacity is the default GNOME window manager, and GNOME is by far the
most used of the two official GNU desktop environments (the other being
GNUstep).  So ignoring Metacity defaults for choosing Emacs bindings is
not a smart move.

David Kastrup

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]