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Tue, 01 Mar 2005 09:31:57 -0500
Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)
Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>> The example of keyboard-translate-table relates to terminal flow
>> control, which I believe is essentially obsolete. Can anyone think
>> of a non-obsolete use for keyboard-translate-table, to put in
>> the example?
> It's used in normal-erase-is-backspace-mode (when running on a tty).
>> Or is keyboard-translate-table itself obsolete nowadays?
> It's also used for flow-ctrl.el, which is not in lisp/obsolete.
> Are you suggesting we move flow-ctrl.el to lisp/obsolete?
I also found it used in term/keyswap.el. Is that obsolete too? I
have been meaning to complain about that code, as it seems to
unconditionally swap ^h and DEL, and provide no way of undoing it (of
course one can just set keyboard-translate-table to nil manually). In
addition, it seems to assume that keyboard-translate-table is not used
beofre it's loaded---it simply overwrites it. Is this superceded by
normal-erase-is-backspace-mode? Should it be declared obsolete?
- Re: keyboard-translate-table,
Evil Boris <=