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Re: How are the defaults chosen?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: How are the defaults chosen?
Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 22:40:37 -0400

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To understand the defaults, you need to keep in mind the history, both
that of implementing various features, and that of key bindings.

It is easy to add a feature, much harder to change the default.

It is easy to add a command, hard to find a short key binding for it.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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