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Re: Emacs completion matches selection UI

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Emacs completion matches selection UI
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:38:09 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:51:57 +0200 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote: 

>> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:43:46 -0500
>> * ESC or C-g should cancel the selection

EZ> The ESC part is un-Emacsy: ESC is needed for meta characters, so it
EZ> cannot be eaten.  I suggest ESC ESC ESC instead, which is the accepted
EZ> alternative to C-g in many other places.

What meta characters make sense when you're selecting candidates from a
list?  I think in this specific case we can allow ESC to literally mean
"Escape."  But if that's not acceptable, then sure, `ESC ESC ESC' would


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