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Re: Default Emacs keybindings (was: Re: Menu suggestion)

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Default Emacs keybindings (was: Re: Menu suggestion)
Date: 27 Apr 2004 17:17:07 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Steven Tamm <address@hidden> writes:

> > My point being, making CUA default on Mac is not going to give
> > Mac users what they expect.
> I'm with you 100%.  The only sensible CUA-mode on the Mac wouldn't
> work; mostly because the default action-modifier is Command and not
> control.   So emacs -nw would never DTRT.   Making CUA the default
> would be counter-productive to me unless it was mapped to
> Command-Z,X,C, and V (in a sense, regardless of the modifier to which
> Command is mapped).    Since Command can be mapped to Control, Meta,
> or Alt; the "Mac bindings" should be able to map to either M- or to
> A-.

How can I check which alternative to use in lisp ?

Looking at mac-command-key-is-meta and maybe mac-reverse-ctrl-meta is
probably the right thing to do, but I'm not sure I fully understand
the meaning and relationship between those vars.  E.g which setting
corresponds to Command = control ?

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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