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Re: some more little things about --vi-keys

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: some more little things about --vi-keys
Date: Sun, 21 May 2017 21:44:52 +0300

> From: Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden>
> Cc: Gavin Smith <address@hidden>, Texinfo <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 21 May 2017 20:03:03 +0200
> But I still don't understand why
> M-n starts a search -- it only /repeats/ a search in
> both vim and less.  The thing is: if M-n hadn't been
> bound to search in vi mode, it could have been bound
> to next-node instead, which makes for a single keystroke
> instead of the double ^xn.  M-u and M-p are still free
> for up-node and prev-node.  Those bindings would have
> made more mnemonic sense, when seen next to M-b, M-e,
> M-f, M-g, M-t, and M-d.

Could be because Less didn't have some of these bindings back then.
Or maybe I just stopped adding bindings at some point.

Feel free to improve on what I did.  For many years I thought no one
cared (although I did this at someone's explicit request).

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