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Re: delete-selection-mode as default

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: delete-selection-mode as default
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:50:21 +0300

> From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:28:31 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> > I prefer to think of it as a very convenient feature.  For example, as
> > I typed this email, I first wrote "as I composed" instead of "as I
> > typed", pressed Control+Shift+Left Arrow, and pressed "typed".
> > Similarly, I had first written "I call it" instead of "I prefer to
> > think of it", and the way I changed one into the other was to select
> > "call it" and type "prefer to think of it as".
> Neither of those require 'replace selected' behaviour, since you could
> easily use M-DEL instead.

In Emacs, yes.  Let's not assume everybody here uses only Emacs for
each and every editing job.

So I'm with Clément on this one.

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