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Re: Key bindings proposal

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Key bindings proposal
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:46:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> The problem is that Lennart's proposed solution seems to be the wrong
> one.  If you want to rebind the Windows key to a modifier key, the
> conceptually correct way to do it should be via a separate program,
> separate from Emacs.  That is exactly how it is done on GNU/Linux
> (where conventions like Alt-TAB are commonly respected, nowadays).
> If there is any technical reason why this cannot be done on Windows, I
> have not yet seen anyone argue it.

It is Emacs who is behaving idiosyncratically in Windows, so the fix
must come from Emacs, not from a system-wide change.

Not that I have any problem with the current behavior...

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