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Re: inputting characters by hexadigit

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: inputting characters by hexadigit
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 13:03:27 +0900

"Alfred M. Szmidt" <address@hidden> writes:
> I liked the proposal of using M-#, one could allow other input formats
> as well:
> C-q M-# xff
> C-q M-# b01010101
> C-q M-# o157
> and would be a good mnemonic...

Bindings that swap modifiers (control, then meta) are inevitably a pain
in the ass to type though...

Also many environments don't have real meta key available, and
presumably `ESC' is out as an alternative, because using C-q to quote
escape is probably rather common.


Fast, small, soon; pick any 2.

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