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Re: Bug#6014: emacs shouldn't use C-h for "help"

On Thu, 19 Dec 1996, Boris D. Beletsky wrote:

>  Richard> Is C-h a security hole? In what way?
> No, of course not, I was trying to explain vadik that the fact, that
> if some bug exist on every unix, doesn't mean that this bug should not be
> fixed. Maybe I over reacted with the allegory :-)

The only problem I don't understand is why you consider it a bug.  The 
interface for the same program must be the same on every bloody Unix, and 
that's what we're trying to make, a Unix, no a home PC OS like M$-DOS.  
Think about the people who login into Linux boxen from NCD displays which 
have Delete mapped to delete previous characters.  And, as Richard said, 
why not consider Y for printing in pine a bug, too?


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