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RE: question about `quit-char'

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: question about `quit-char'
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 12:15:29 -0700

> > My question is about whether I should be binding the quit 
> > character or `C-g', and if the former, what the best way
> > to do that is. Is the way I mentioned a good one?
> Just bind to C-g:
>   (define-key map "\C-g" 'foo-bar)
> We do this all over the lisp/ tree anyway, and this isn't going to
> change before the release.

Got it. Thanks.

But I still don't understand, I guess. What does the question have to do with
the release? I'm not asking about any Emacs 23 or future features, AFAIK. 

Users in any release can presumably use input methods and change the quit
character from C-g, no? And if they do that, then my hard-coded binding of C-g
won't pick up their key, right?

I thought I was asking a general, release-independent question. What am I

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