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Re: easy-kill: drop-in replacement for kill-ring-save

From: Leo Liu
Subject: Re: easy-kill: drop-in replacement for kill-ring-save
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:39:57 +0800
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On 2013-10-09 12:18 +0800, Dmitry Gutov wrote:
> I'd say neither, ideally.
> Having region always active after pressing M-w would be weird.
> C-SPC is a better option, but honestly, it's way too many keystrokes
> compared to expand-region when you just want to select the current
> symbol.
> With expand-region, it's just one keystroke (it defaults to symbols),
> and with easy-kill it is `M-w s C-SPC'.
> I think, ideally, easy-kill would activate the region only as far as
> the next command is concerned (so that command can use it). Not sure
> how to implement it best.
> Maybe via a one-time pre/post-command-hook that would remove itself?

This mailing list is too slow for discussion. Could you comment on this
github issue instead?

Summary: my proposal is to have a new command easy-mark.


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