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Re: binding ibuffer to C-x C-b by default

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: binding ibuffer to C-x C-b by default
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2010 13:26:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Deniz Dogan <address@hidden> writes:

> 2010/10/7 Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden>:
>> This was discussed briefly a few years ago and Stefan (and other
>> people) agreed with it: how about we map ibuffer to C-x C-b by default
>> in Emacs-24?
>> ibuffer is a superset of list-buffers, and it provides many things
>> that list-buffers does not.
> If a significant majority of experienced Emacs users prefer to use
> ibuffer instead of list-buffers (which is what I believe) what is the
> problem with making this change?

Thinking like a suitor rather than a programmer.

Making a choice between two different feature sets that both have
deficiencies is the wrong thing to do if we can instead create a version
that does not contain the particular weaknesses of either.

A bit more of the Frankenstein spirit, if you please.

David Kastrup

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