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Re: <Multi_key> is undefined

From: Barry Fishman
Subject: Re: <Multi_key> is undefined
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:36:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13001 (Ma Gnus v0.10) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

On 2014-03-23 10:46:32 EDT, Daniel Colascione wrote:
> On 03/23/2014 07:33 AM, Barry Fishman wrote:
>> Wouldn't it be better to just add Multi_key bindings to Emacs.  This
>> will also give control of these bindings to the end user (when possible)
>> to extend and modify as they wish.
> Emacs is not, despite appearances, an operating system. We shouldn't
> reinvent every wheel. Centralizing input method infrastructure is very
> useful because it provides consistency across an entire environment.

But that environment does not work.  If the choice is to figure out how to
modify your environment variables before entering Emacs, or have Emacs
just work, I choose the latter.  Either way it is a gross hack.

> If you want a pure-Emacs implementation of the compose concept, you can
> load iso-transl and either use C-x 8 or bind Multi_key to
> iso-transl-ctl-x-8-map.

I use "C-x 8" and "C-\".

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