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Re: Input events and (interactive "e")

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Input events and (interactive "e")
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 18:51:46 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 00:45:08 -0400
> > And btw, what is the story behind special-event-map, and why should
> > events be put on that map?
> Think of "C-x <someevent> C-s".  Should "someevent" be considered as
> part of the whole key-sequence for the purpose of command lookup, or is
> "someevent" sufficiently special that it should be run immediately
> regardless of the previous "C-x" and then ignored from the overall
> key-sequence which will just read "C-x C-s"?
> If the latter, then your event should be handled by special-event-map.

Thanks, I will add something along these lines to the manual.

How about the broader question, regarding non-keyboard events and "e":
any hints and/or suggestions there?  Should I just document what I
found out and understood?

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