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Re: Emacs on sun thinks `M' = <Meta>


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Emacs on sun thinks `M' = <Meta>
Date: 16 Jul 2001 16:40:05 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090003 (Oort Gnus v0.03) Emacs/21.0.103

"Timothy M. Schaeffer" <address@hidden> writes:

|> Emacs version : Buffers GNU Emacs 20.3.1 (sparc-sun-solaris2.6, X toolkit)
|> of Thu Aug 27 1998 on tensor.vnet.net
|> 
|> It seems to think that `M' (uppercase M)
|> is the <Meta> key, and I have to type a C-q M to get an uppercase M.
|> This happens under X-Windows and on a putty terminal from win2000,
|> so I don't think it's a terminal or xmodmap issue.
|> 
|> Anyone?

Most likely you have been using the wrong syntax in some define-key
command, so that M has become a prefix key.

Andreas.

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