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

From: Rusi
Subject: Re: Learning "my emacs" from the start (was: Generating a listing of all symbols)
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:37:08 -0700 (PDT)
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On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:31:28 AM UTC+5:30, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Rusi wrote:
> > Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > > Bob Proulx wrote
> > > > 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.
> > Thank you for these sentiments!

> Sorry but I disagree.  Unfortunately that sounds all too much like the
> common, "I love you.  You're perfect.  Now change."  :-(

Yes we disagree!

> I really don't mind people creating new modes and new programs with
> different keybindings.  That's great.  It is only when that breaks it
> for existing users that I think it is bad.

Old keybindings are lower priority (for me) than new users

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