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Re: please make line-move-visual nil

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: please make line-move-visual nil
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 11:39:38 +0900

Deniz Dogan <address@hidden> writes:
> I wouldn't be in favor of binding M-n and M-p by default as I have
> bound them to forward-paragraph and backward-paragraph, respectively,
> and I'm sure many other people have bound important stuff to those two
> combinations as well.

M-n/M-p are widely used in various modes, so it seems bad to given them
global bindings with such a general meaning.

> Regarding the idea with the arrow keys, even though I think that
> ideally the arrow keys and their C- counterparts should behave the
> same at all times, it *is* a good suggestion, since newcomers often
> want to move by visual lines and use the arrow keys, while
> "old-timers" often want the opposite and often use C-n/C-p.

It's a bad suggestion (see my other responses on this thread for an 


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