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Re: Adding xterm-extras to Emacs

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Adding xterm-extras to Emacs
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 11:31:53 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>> When we discussed this by e-mail some time ago, I suggested that rather
>> than limiting term/xterm.el to those bindings currently used by Emacs,
>> we should provide mappings for all possible escape sequences emitted by
>> a current xterm with modifyOtherKeys set.

> That is certainly a valid approach. I didn't take because at the time
> I did that work emacs was in a feature freeze for the 22.1 release. I
> didn't want to have the changes postponed for after the release, so I
> tried to do the minimal, but still enough for useful work.

I guess it made sense then, but now I encourage people to add such
exhaustive keybinding to term/xterm.el.  Ideally, part of the contents of
term/xterm.el should be auto-generated from the source code (or the doc) of
the xterm program, so we can be sure we're complete and up-to-date.


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