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Re: Replacing huge hidden selection when pasting text

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Replacing huge hidden selection when pasting text
Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2016 01:28:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alexandre Oberlin <> writes:

> However, I must repeat that the problem is not really here, since the
> program often functions correctly with the above settings. All I can
> conclude by now is that all users of Emacs today must be aware of an
> unpublished list of no-nos which allow the program to function
> erratically.

No, they must just read the docs before using something.  As the thing
has more features and is more complicated than other tools, there is
also more documentation.

> I am sure you will gain loads of Windows users with that kind of
> philosophy.

Nobody is forced to use Emacs.  If you dislike it's philosophy, use
something different you like more.  Many people like Emacs because of
its philosophy.


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