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Re: Recentish C-s M-y change

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Recentish C-s M-y change
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 19:50:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

> Many commands in isearch-mode-map explicitly allow and use a prefix
> argument (C-q, C-r, C-s, C-w, ...).  isearch-yank-kill (C-y) and
> isearch-yank-pop (M-y) accept one, but it is unused.  I don't see what
> meaning could be attached to a numeric argument to isearch-yank-kill or
> isearch-yank-pop, so I think that using C-u to start an interactive
> selection with these two commands would make sense.

The problem is that C-u has other meaning in 'C-u M-y'
where it puts point at beginning and mark at end.

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