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Re: Learning "my emacs" from the start (was: Generating a listing of all


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Learning "my emacs" from the start (was: Generating a listing of all symbols)
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:51:17 +0300

> Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:13:12 -0600
> From: Bob Proulx <address@hidden>
> 
> Rusi wrote:
> > Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > > One significant advantage of using the standard Emacs bindings is that
> > > your muscle memory will still be applicable when you need to work on
> > > someone else's machine, or even explain to someone else how to solve a
> > > problem in their Emacs.  This isn't something to dismiss easily in the
> > > long run.
> 
> One problem is that the standard emacs keys appear to be changing.  I
> like the traditional emacs keys.  But many people prefer CUA mode.
> CUA mode drives me crazy.  Much of my .emacs file is to change things
> back to traditional settings.

The standard keybindings are changing (slowly) to be more friendly to
newcomers.  We the veteran users count less, since we already know how
to customize Emacs to behave like we are used to.



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