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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master f469024: Use delete-char instead of delete-back
Re: [Emacs-diffs] master f469024: Use delete-char instead of delete-backward-char.
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:51:33 +0530
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)
Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> FWIW, my suggestion to use call-interactively was just that:
> a suggestion. I don't know this cperl's command well enough to know
> what should ideally be done. It might even be that using delete-char
> really is The Right Thing. Noone can know which is right before he/she
> looks at the function in enough detail to know how&when the various
> alternatives will behave differently (after which it's generally easy
> to figure out which one is best).
IIUC, the function is a cperl-mdoe local implementation of
delete-backward-char (bound to <backspace> for most fundamental
modes). It works similarly to c-electric-backspace, and manages
indentation and other language-specific stuff (I think).
Thanks, I've pushed the patch.