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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 08:41:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> For instance, lets assume Emacs will use the terms cut and paste instead
> of killing/yanking, what will be the consequences?
> - some new users might maybe start using Emacs
> - all the emacs documentation would need to be changed
> - the Emacs lisp api needs to be changed
> - old code will break
> - 3rd party code will break

- new users will stop using Emacs altogether since they won't be able to
  remember the arbitrary keybindings C-k (M-k C-M-k ...) for cut and C-y
  for paste.

David Kastrup

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