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Re: bug#7260: 24.0.50; DEL screwed up

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: bug#7260: 24.0.50; DEL screwed up
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 09:04:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

James Cloos <address@hidden> writes:

> [I see my followup got truncated; trying again. -JimC]
>>>>>> "JD" == Jan Djarv <address@hidden> writes:
> JD> FWIW, I often mark a region with the mouse and press DEL to delete it.
> JD> It is a habit picked up from other programs.  But then again, I
> JD> enabled delsel a long time ago, so I'm used to that behaviour.
> Perhaps what would kill :^) the controversy would be a dwim version,
> kill-or-delete, which would add the region to the kill buffer if it
> is big enough, but not bother if it is small.

No.  Unpredictability is not a virtue.  Emacs has keyboard macros, and I
don't want them to fail on a whim.

David Kastrup

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