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bug#17659: 24.3.90; C-x 8 ? displays help instead of inserting INVERTED
bug#17659: 24.3.90; C-x 8 ? displays help instead of inserting INVERTED QUESTION MARK
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:33:11 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)
>> The subject says it all: when I type C-x 8 ?, I expect emacs to insert
>> into the buffer Unicode 191, INVERTED QUESTION MARK. However, instead
>> it displays a *Help* buffer whose first line reads
>> Key translations Starting With C-x 8:
> ? is bound in iso-transl-ctl-x-8-map but oddly the ? (help-char) takes
> precedence. Stefan, any idea where to look to fix it?
BTW, maybe it was obvious to someone, but it wasn't to me, so I'll
mention that this is a regression w.r.t 24.3 and it is caused by the
change documented in NEWS:
*** The key `?' now describes prefix bindings, like `C-h'.
bug#17659: 24.3.90; C-x 8 ? displays help instead of inserting INVERTED QUESTION MARK, Stefan Monnier, 2014/06/18