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Re: Alt-left-arrow is defined but ESC left-arrow is not


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: Alt-left-arrow is defined but ESC left-arrow is not
Date: 23 Sep 2001 17:29:09 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Monnier <monnier+gnu.emacs.bug/news/@RUM.cs.yale.edu> 
>>>>> writes:

>>>>> "Dan" == Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:
>> No fair, Alt-left-arrow is defined but ESC left-arrow is not.
>> I thought us, um, mature users who are used to ESC would not be
>> short changed in the default bindings department.  Where the docs say
>> M-, my brain can replace it with ESC-, always. No?

Stefan> Sadly, this is not true.  The equivalence between Meta and ESC is only
Stefan> true for "ASCII bindings" but not for function keys.
Stefan> This is a bug, but it won't be fixed in 21.1.

Can't they just bind them up anyway in the new default, just for
fun... I mean if 99% of M- also equals ESC- to the user, then one
might as well go for 100%, at least it is more useful than "key
undefined".
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