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Re: Help!

On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 05:29:00AM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:

>     I know that GNU lost me when it came to help systems when they thought it
> was a keen idea to bind ^? and ^H to "help" in EMACS.  Sounds logical on paper
> until one realizes that ^? and ^H are DEL/BS or BS/DEL depending on one's
> terminal settings.  So imagine my first experience with EMACS where I was
> hitting backspace to get rid of some text and kept getting popped into the
> help system.

Ever talk to rms?  I guarantee his reaction would be something like "So
change the keymappings, if you don't like them.  We give the user all the
Carl Fink                                         carl@fink.to
If you attempt to fix something that isn't broken, it will be.
	-Bruce Tognazzini

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