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RE: AW: delete-selection-mode

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: AW: delete-selection-mode
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 19:31:28 -0700

> >> > you just need to hit C-g to deactivate the mark before
> >> > starting typing in the new location.
> >> And get a bell.  In the course of a normal editing operation.
> > Oh please. Is this what this has boiled down to? The bell?
> C-g *is* a problem.  Not just because of the bell, but also because of
> the slight time delay (caused by the bell); because it flushes the
> key buffer; because it interrupts a macro-recoding, ...
> It's not the end of the world, but it's not a very 
> satisfactory answer.

Then let's find another key to (only) deactivate.

None of the things you mention, including the bell, have anything intrinsically
to do with an active region, t-m-mode, or d-s-mode.

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