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Re: local keymap patch for key-binding

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: local keymap patch for key-binding
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 22:34:19 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>     I agree that it seems logical to include this to complement the
>>     changes to key-binding and command-remapping.  
>>     OTOH, I'm not convinced that we really need this (now or later).
>> That is what I feel.  Let's put it off.
> Well, I proposed it because it is rather easy to do, does not change
> the behavior of the old function unless the additional argument is
> used (and thus can't introduce a bug unless a user chooses to exercise
> this feature), and because there is otherwise an omission in the APIs.
> I'd rather have people use this in case they actually need it than
> fabricate workarounds.
> I agree that there does not appear a particular need for existing
> applications that I know.
> Should I keep this around for putting it in after the release?

IMO, Yes.

The problem I see with installing it now is that it will not
get any testing before the release.

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

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