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Re: [O] Emacs movement keys

From: John Hendy
Subject: Re: [O] Emacs movement keys
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:26:36 -0500

On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 4:01 PM, Alex Recker <address@hidden> wrote:
>> And did you know that even outside Emacs you can move/delete wordwise by
>> pressing ctrl togeter with the right/left arrows or delete or backspace?
> I'm always surprised by how often C-a/C-e and M-f/M-b work in programs
> that aren't Emacs.  Of course there is probably some historical reason
> behind this (as much as I'd like to think Google and Slack had emacs
> users in mind).

I've always envisioned a collection of "You know you're an Emacs user
when..." for instances where this *doesn't* work out so conveniently.
Like how many times I've C-y'd out of habit expecting to paste and
nothing happens!



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