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OSX Meta bound to Esc!


From: Craig A . Finseth
Subject: OSX Meta bound to Esc!
Date: 15 Jan 2004 14:55:14 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Konrad Hinsen  <address@hidden> wrote:
        ...
>I have probably missed the start of this thread, but I am a bit 
>surprised about it. Even the non-windowing emacs that Apple ships with 
>MacOS X uses the option key as the meta key (they couldn't use the 
>command key as that is used by the terminal). Nobody *has* to use ESC on 
>a Mac.

Except, of course, those of us who learned Emacs over 25 years ago on
terminals without META keys and never switched...using ESC for meta is
now hardwired into my nervous sytsem.  (For that matter, the basic
Emacs editing keys are hardwired into my nervous system...)

Craig


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