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Re: `insert' deactivates active region

>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.08280] Stefan Monnier wrote:

> The way Emacs detects when to deactivate the mark is by making all
> buffer-modifying functions set the deactivate-mark variable.  This variable
> is not buffer-local so a modification in one buffer can (incorrectly)
> deactivate the mark in another, as in your example.

> Until this is fixed, the typical workaround is to wrap your buffer
> modification in (let (deactivate-mark) ...).

Now I've just done so in the emacs-w3m CVS repository.  Thank you.