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Re: Sparse key maps garbage?

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Sparse key maps garbage?
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 22:09:54 +0200
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Stefan Monnier wrote:
>>> Depends how you define "un define a key".  Binding it to nil is such
>>> a way.  Binding it to `undefined' is another.  Removing the binding from
>>> the keymap is yet another (one that does not come with a ready-to-use
>>> function for it).
>> I am thinking of the last case. Shouldn't there be one for this case?
>> Using exactly the same parameters as define-key (minus the binding)?
> What do you need it for?

I have no need for it now. It just came to my mind because Xah asked how
to undow a (define-key map [remap ...] ...) binding.

You can do that of course, but having an undefine-key make the data
abstraction (is it called so?) better.

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