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Re: Is something wrong with `kbd'?

From: Davis Herring
Subject: Re: Is something wrong with `kbd'?
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 12:16:20 -0800 (PST)
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> (kbd "C-TAB") returns [67108873], whatever that's supposed to be.

TAB is (the number) C-i, which can't have Control re-applied in the usual
sense, so it gets the 0x4000000 bit set (that's 0x4000009).

> (kbd "<C-tab>") returns [C-tab].

`function-key-map' and friends don't have a translation for this symbol,
perhaps because it's not something you can type on a terminal.  So you
can't bind it as a character, only as a symbol.


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