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Re: Keyboard grabs

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Keyboard grabs
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 11:27:48 -0600 (MDT)

    > Is someone working on making Emacs do a global grab
    > when it displays a menu?

    If no one is, I can do it.  

Nobody else is, so I would be grateful if you did that.

      Thus, a keyboard grab to prevent this is the only solution.
    It what other applications (X toolkits really) do.

ISTR that there was some disagreement about that question,
but if it is true that other X apps do a global grab,
please do use that solution.  It is good for Emacs to do
what is familiar.

But there should be a flag which controls whether to do the global
grab.  Perhaps the flag should be nil for an uninstalled Emacs.  That
is an easy way to arrange that the global grab will not occur when

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