[racket-dev] change default binding of c:x; c:w to "save definitions as..." ?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Mar 21 15:10:31 EDT 2011

It looks like c:x;c:s is also doing the wrong thing by that measure.

It feels a little bit strange to change it, since Emacs users are used
to saving the current buffer, but your rationale is definitely


On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 2:02 PM, John Clements
<clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> I've been bitten several times now by the mapping of c:x;c:w to "save file as..."; it looks to me like this isn't even available via menus any more[*], having been replaced by the (much more sensible) "save definitions as..." and "save interactions as...". Moreover, AFAICT there's no default keybinding for "Save Definitions As...".
> Would anyone object to the remapping of c:x;c:w to "Save Definitions As..." by default?
> Horror stories of data loss available on request, though you can probably guess how they arise.
> John
> [*] if in fact it ever was,
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