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bug#13599: 24.2; (max-char) is too low (and hard to change)

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: bug#13599: 24.2; (max-char) is too low (and hard to change)
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:27:10 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> (define-key key-translation-map (kbd "s-8") (kbd "["))
>> It works in most cases. But unfortunately read-char does not care about
>> this translation, leaving lots of functions broken.
> Why do you care about read-char?

Because he wants to be able to type [ (which isn't on his keyboard so
he wants to use s-8 for that) even in response to a read-char.

> What functions are broken after the above?

None are broken, but some don't pay attention to key-translation-map
(e.g. all those that use read-char).

> And why do you use key-translation-map and not global-map (or
> global-set-key)?

Probably so that he can use bindings such as C-x [


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