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Re: CUA mode???

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: CUA mode???
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2014 00:38:15 +0100

On Jan 4, 2014 9:17 PM, "Joshua Judson Rosen" <address@hidden> wrote:
> Also, didn't cua-mode already `fix' this:
>     http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/CUA-Bindings.html
> Though that brings me to something that's been bugging me since someone
> first told me (last year) that cua-mode had actually gone into emacs:
> my recollection from the early 1990s was that the CUA keystrokes for
> cut, copy, and paste were *not* C-x, C-c, and C-v; but rather
> S-delete, C-insert, and S-insert (respectively). These were the
> keystrokes that I remember using in Windows at the time, and
> what I've also been using in Emacs and other applications in X11
> since about that time, and even what I used in applications on
> Mac OS X when I needed to use it just a couple of years ago.
> Wikipedia seems to agree with my memory rather than what's in the Emacs
> manual:
>     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_User_Access
> Did the CUA spec actually change to use C-x, C-c, C-v at some point, or
> is Emacs cua-mode mistaken about which standard it's implementing?

Ah, so you mean that cua-mode was also badly named in Emacs in should be renamed? ;-)

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