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Re: inputting characters by hexadigit

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: inputting characters by hexadigit
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 09:51:10 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> AFAIK, the main use of C-q is to insert a char by hitting the
> corresponding key, handy when that key is bound to something else than
> self-insert-command.

> So by using chars ? # or \ to mean something else, we get into the
> situation where the user might not know how to insert #, ?, or \ when
> those keys are bound to non-self-inserting commands.  I think this is
> a serious problem.

One funny idea.  How about using C-u (u for Unicode) as this way?

  C-u 0 x X X X X RET  for U+XXXX   (and C-0 x X X X X RET)

C-u 0 x and C-0 x are noop now.

Kenichi Handa

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