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Re: ding - too often (OS X and in general)

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: ding - too often (OS X and in general)
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 12:04:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

David Reitter <address@hidden> writes:

> Why does Emacs ring the bell upon user-initiated abort actions?

Because C-g signals a quit, and that calls "bitch_at_user" --

which I agree is bogus ... there's no need to bitch at anyone
for cancelling a command.

I'm not sure what the best way to fix this, as some users
may like to be bitched at :-)

> The Emacs manual states: "Be conservative about how often you do
> this; frequent bells can become irritating.".
> The manual is right.

Thanks for proof-reading the manual :-)

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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