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Re: Emacs completion matches selection UI

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs completion matches selection UI
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 19:05:50 +0200

> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:38:09 -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?

E.g., many TTYs emit escape sequences from arrow keys.  M-p and M-n
also come to mind.  And of course, Emacs users can customize keys, so
any function one needs for browsing the candidates could potentially
be bound to some meta character.

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