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Re: FW: Emacs non-ascii characters

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: FW: Emacs non-ascii characters
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 01:38:07 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>     Perhaps if the current locale is en_US (and other en variants, since
>     many use the US layout and have little need for input methods),
>     then C-\
>     should not automatically select an input method the first time it is
>     hit. Then the user will be prompted and can hit C-g. This will overcome
>     the problem that if it is hit by accident by someone who knows nothing
>     about input methods, they have no way of knowing what has gone wrong.
> That sounds like a good approach, provided the initial prompt were
> only asked the first time (and the setting remembered persistently,
> via Customize).
> But again, I can't speak for people who use this. Would en_US users
> who use `C-\' be bothered by an initial prompt?


David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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