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Re: ESC vs Meta for shifted keys


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: ESC vs Meta for shifted keys
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:52:24 +0200

Tim Johnson <address@hidden> writes:

>   And lastly, using ESC means that one need not press all chars at
>   once, but can do so sequentially. IOWS, ESC is a leader, not a
>   modifier, or so that's how I think of it.
>

XEmacs has/had a feature where all the modifier keys worked like
prefix keys, so you could type C-M-S as three distinct keystrokes. I
suspect various accessibility functions allow you to achieve the same
these days.

>   "Each to his own and each's own is different"
>     -- Alaskus Curmudgeous

Indeed.



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