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Re: APL mode

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: APL mode
Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2013 01:08:43 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> If there is something fundamentally wrong with this line please let me know
>> I'm still wondering why a plain old normal well-supported quail
>> input-method is not a good solution.
> Obviously I know very little about quail -- so consider this as
> thoughts for our comments.
> In quail you need (as far as I understand) some kind of 'herald'
> character like the  '\' for tex input method.

I'm not sure what you mean by "herald key".  AFAIK the only constraint
is that the input keys don't/can't use modifier keys, so you have to use
key sequences rather than key chords.

While I agree that it might sounds unEmacsish, key-sequences aren't that
bad compared to key-chords.


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