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Re: key-binding values

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: key-binding values
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 00:14:03 +0200
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"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>     > Also, correct me if I'm wrong, but my understanding is that
>     the form [?\C- ]
>     > is generally preferred over the form "\C- ", for a key binding.
>     These two key sequences represent quite different bindings.
>     You can't get
>     one override the other, it depends on the terminal which key you receive
>     on typing C-space.
> Whenever either is acceptable, is one of the two preferred in Emacs-Lisp
> code, for binding keys? My understanding was that the vector form was
> preferred.

IMHO there is no real preference.  The string notation can only represent
a limited set of keys, but is easier to read when it works.


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