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Re: PATCH: isearch-yank-until-char

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: PATCH: isearch-yank-until-char
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 01:19:46 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> > * Updated the keybinding in isearch-mode-map to C-M-.
>> If I misremember correctly, a while ago Drew proposed to use C-M-.
>> to pull words/symbols under point or the active region
>> to the search string in isearch-mode or to the minibuffer
>> when it's active.  Are these plans still valid, I don't know.
> I don't know what I might have proposed, and I
> don't have any plans in this regard.
> I probably just said that (1) Emacs should have
> a key for this and (2) by way of example, Icicles
> uses `M-.' for pulling text into the minibuffer
> (not into a search string).  If I did propose a
> key for pulling buffer text into the minibuffer,
> `M-.' was probably it.

`M-.' and `C-M-.' are good keys for pulling text
into the minibuffer, as well as into a search string,
so let's reserve them for the text pulling feature.

> For `isearch-yank-until-char', I'm not partial
> to any particular key.  I'm just partial to not
> using `C-M-c' for that command.

Then for `isearch-yank-until-char' let's use `C-M-z'
with mnemonics pointing to its similarity with `M-z'

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