[OS X Emacs] Incremental search in Aquamacs 1.4

David Reitter david.reitter at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 19:27:45 EDT 2008

On 30 Aug 2008, at 09:08, José Miguel Figueroa-O'Farrill wrote:
>> And you can start typing right away: it just replaces the region.
> This behaviour is VERY dangerous.  Perhaps it's Mac-like, but I  
> think there should be a clear op-out for new users.  I have disbled  
> cua-mode in my .emacs for as long as that mode has been introduced.   
> I believe in GNU emacs this mode is disabled by default.

Turning cua-mode off is the opt-out.
But why is it dangerous?  Overwriting a chunk of text is easily  

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