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Re: Add M-x occur to the menu-bar

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Add M-x occur to the menu-bar
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2003 09:57:12 -0400

    I think M-x grep and M-x occur should have as similar a UI as possible.

All else being equal, I agree.  People have tried making interfaces
for grep that separate the arguments.  I think one such is actually
installed as an alternative.  But they are simply less convenient
than M-x grep.

    I've always found it baffling that if you are in a *grep* buffer you get
    a Compile menu with entries like "Next Error" to go to the next match.
    I've always found it annoying that C-x ` works for *grep* but not for

It might make sense for C-x ` to work with Occur.

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