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Re: Why was `transient-mark-mode' turned off for `delete-selection-mode'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Why was `transient-mark-mode' turned off for `delete-selection-mode'?
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:31:28 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

>> > Why should `delete-selection-mode' no longer enable
>> > transient-mark-mode'?
>> The question is the reverse: why should delete-selection-mode enable
>> transient-mark-mode?
> Why is that the question, for a proposed change to Emacs?

Because you're advocating for delete-selection-mode to enable
transient-mark-mode, so it seems quite relevant to ask why you want
delete-selection-mode to enable transient-mark-mode.

E.g. give us a concrete situation where that would be useful.


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