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Re: [External] : Re: [PATCH] New tab-bar-detach-tab command

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [External] : Re: [PATCH] New tab-bar-detach-tab command
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 21:28:43 +0300

> From: Juri Linkov <juri@linkov.net>
> Cc: drew.adams@oracle.com,  adam@alphapapa.net,  emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 20:58:05 +0300
> > Aren't we again giving a key binding to a command without any idea how
> > popular that command will be?  "Stealing" the prefix arg from "C-x 5 2"
> > is even worse, IMO: it's a very old command which we will never
> > remove, and we might one day introduce some optional behavior for it,
> > and use C-u for that.  Why prevent that today on account of a command
> > whose importance is largely unknown (and by default should be
> > considered of low importance, since otherwise how did we manage
> > without it until now?).
> >
> > I say let's remove the "C-x 5 c" binding as long as it isn't too late,
> > and reconsider the command's binding at a later date, when we know
> > more about its importance.
> A command without a keybinding is like a programmer without a computer.

So all the commands we have in Emacs that don't have a binding are in
your opinion useless?

We will never have enough reasonably short key sequences to give a
binding to every command, so expressing such extreme views is not

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