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RE: C-x 2 and C-x 3

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: C-x 2 and C-x 3
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 08:25:38 -0700

> > copy-window-below, copy-window-above,
> > copy-window-right, copy-window-left
> One copies to an existing object. But clones (to) a new object. So
> something like: clone-window-dock-right, clone-window-dock-below
> It implies that the current window is cloned first and the 
> newer window gets docked to the right of or below the "older" window.

No.  "Copy" means copy: duplicate.  Whether a copy overwrites an existing object
or not does not affect whether the operation is copying.

Yes, the destination of copying is sometimes hidden, as in copying text to a
(hidden) clipboard.  But copying always means duplication in some form.

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