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Re: Raw keys in C-h k and C-h c

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Raw keys in C-h k and C-h c
Date: 11 Feb 2002 10:41:43 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     > E.g. if I bind the following function to both [f1 a] and [f1 b],
>     > and enter f1 a f1 b, it reports ESC O P b (rather than ESC O P a):
>     > 
>     > (defun f1x (arg)
>     >   (interactive "kEnter key: ")
>     >   (message (key-description (this-single-command-raw-keys))))
> I think it would be better to fix the code, but I don't have
> time to do that myself.  For now, I will fix the doc strings
> and the manual, which is easier.  If someone else wants to fix the
> code, that is fine, but I think other things are more important.

Well, if we document the way it works now, then code will eventually
be written to rely on it (notably Stefan's original code which
triggered this can be simplified significantly using the current

So I suggest to keep [and be satisfied with] the current (now
documented) behaviour.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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