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Re: M-x epa-...

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: M-x epa-...
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:01:22 -0400
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On Mon, 01 Jul 2013 21:20:25 +0900 Daiki Ueno <address@hidden> wrote: 

DU> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>> The command names M-x epa-... are not natural for people to remember.
>> `epa' is, effectively, a magic code.
>> Surely we can do better.  For instance, we could make an alias for
>> each command with `crypt' instead of `epa'.
>> You might have a better idea for precisely how to do this, but let's
>> do it somehow.  The existing names are totally unhelpful.

DU> How about prefixing 'gnupg' (same length as 'crypt')

Do we want to make the dependency on GPG so explicit?

DU> or simply calling them without the prefix, like 'M-x sign-region'?

I'd love those aliases for top-level interactive commands: sign a
region, encrypt/decrypt a region, verify a signature...


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