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Re: Will default key bindings spell the death of Emacs?

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Will default key bindings spell the death of Emacs?
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 09:53:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:
>> Given that Emacs has *hundreds* of keybindings, people are going to
>> have real problems with the rebinding.  For example, if you rebind
>> ESC and C-x and C-c, then you lose a lot of other bindings that you
>> somehow need to make accessible.
> I think in part this simply points out that the tools available for
> changing bindings are not very good.  It's not hard to image something
> that would give you a broad visual presentation of the current bindings,
> highlight which key ranges are `reserved for users,' help you avoid
> conflicts, allow you to define your own `binding sets,' etc.

But there is a relationship between keybindings.  How to capture that?

If a user has remapped transpose-chars to somewhere, how should the
system know where transpose-words and transpose-lines should go?

The problem is AI complete, IMHO.
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