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Re: Some developement questions

From: Clément Pit-Claudel
Subject: Re: Some developement questions
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2018 15:27:30 -0400
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On 2018-09-06 14:38, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2018 07:56:13 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>>         address@hidden
>>>> we should turn on `delete-selection-mode' by default.
>>> I don't think we can, because it gets in the way when editing code.
>> How so? It doesn't get in my way. Quite the contrary - I appreciate
>> it for editing code.
>> Please give a recipe
> Type "C-x C-x", then some letter: puff! the whole region is gone.
> This could be okay in text modes, but in code buffers users generally
> don't replace regions with single letters.

Funny, I have code in my config for exactly this case.  I use 
delete-selection-mode, and I invert the meaning of C-u for C-x C-x (a plain C-x 
C-x doesn't make the region active, and pressing C-u C-x C-x does.


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