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Re: `isearch-allow-scroll' - a misnomer and a bad design

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: `isearch-allow-scroll' - a misnomer and a bad design
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:50:52 -0400

    > In this case, `C-u C-n' would exit isearch and move down 4 lines, whereas
    > `C-u n' would add four "n"s to the current search string.

That would be useful once in a blue moon, and annoying more often.
There are probably people who expect C-u n to exit the search and
insert 4 n's.

Dr Richard Stallman
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