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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2014 20:38:00 +0100

On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
Tom <address@hidden> writes:

> Kill/yank comes to mind as obvious example. The copy/cut/paste
> terminology is pretty much standard, so the various kill/yank
> operations (kill-region, copy-region-as-kill, etc.) should
> be mapped to these terms.

The problem I see with that is that the terms are mnemonics for the
keybindings: the kill bindings contain "k", the yank bindings "y".

And (as you probably remember) the problem with that as I see it is the key bindings. Users expect CUA. ;-)

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