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Re: Why change the advertised bindings of Isearch commands?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Why change the advertised bindings of Isearch commands?
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:33:50 -0500

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  > The issue is not how to exit Isearch.  The issue is how to go forward
  > one sentence or capitalize a word while in Isearch.  What you are
  > saying is that a user who spots a word to be capitalized during
  > Isearch needs to do at least 2 things: exit Isearch with some key,
  > then type M-c.  Jury wants just M-c within Isearch to do both.

I was unhappy when M-c was given a special search meaning, for precisely
this reason.  I've actually been tripped up by M-c and with M-e, though
not very often.

Dr Richard Stallman
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