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bug#13484: 24.3.50; ESC <f10> is undefined


From: Xue Fuqiao
Subject: bug#13484: 24.3.50; ESC <f10> is undefined
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 23:24:46 +0800

On Wed, 6 Feb 2013 23:21:53 +0800
Xue Fuqiao <address@hidden> wrote:

> In (info "(elisp) Format of Keymaps"):
> 
>    Keymaps do not directly record bindings for the meta characters.
> Instead, meta characters are regarded for purposes of key lookup as
> sequences of two characters, the first of which is <ESC> (or whatever
> is currently the value of `meta-prefix-char').  Thus, the key `M-a' is
> internally represented as `<ESC> a', and its global binding is found at
> the slot for `a' in `esc-map' (*note Prefix Keys::).
> 
> So is there a bug in the GNU Emacs Lisp manual?

Sorry, I ignored the next paragraph, which is:

   This conversion applies only to characters, not to function keys or
other input events; thus, `M-<end>' has nothing to do with `<ESC>
<end>'.

-- 
Best regards, Xue Fuqiao.
http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/XueFuqiao





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