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Re: Major mode and implementation of expected editing facilities

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Major mode and implementation of expected editing facilities
Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 05:36:00 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Daniele Nicolodi <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 13:52:35 -0600
> The text above mention four example of keybindings that make sense to
> rebind in a mode: M-n, M-p, M-s, C-M-a. I'm surer this is not an
> exhaustive list and I am also sure there are cases in which rebinding
> the keys is not the right thing to do as in the case of M-q.

It is not an exhaustive list.  What I tried to explain is that an
exhaustive list is not really practical, because a lot depends on what
your mode does.

> >From your answer I understand that consistency in the "user interface"
> of major modes is not a desirable thing or that emacs hackers want to
> reserve for themselves the right to complain that new modes will not
> follow the emacs way. I understand that the elders like to have
> something to be grumpy about, but it does not invite new contributions.

I'm sorry that this was your understanding, because nothing is farther
from the truth.  All I wanted to say is that a lot depends on the mode
and on your best judgment.

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