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Re: isearch and M-y/C-y

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: isearch and M-y/C-y
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 00:03:07 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>    > Can we please make it so that C-y yanks text in isearch (when
>    > doing C-s), and M-y can do whatever C-y is doing now...
>    >
>    > The current default is not very friendly, and not really what
>    > you'd exepct C-y to do..
>    I'm afraid we can't change old traditional isearch keybindings.
>    What we can do is to create a new isearch submode with better
>    keybindings.
> Why not?  Just because they are old does not mean that they are set in
> stone, we have done such changes before as well.

Given that we rebind C-y to yank text in isearch (`isearch-yank-kill'),
can you find a good keybinding for `isearch-yank-line' that is
currently on `C-y'?  (It would be good to reserve `M-y' for a new
command `isearch-yank-pop' by analogy with `M-y' `yank-pop').

Juri Linkov

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