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RE: Multi-line input

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Multi-line input
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2014 15:02:19 -0800 (PST)

> On a graphics window, C-M and RET can be distinguished.
> Maybe it is possible to make C-q C-m insert ^M and make
> C-q RET insert newline.

Huh?  Why a newline?  Control J *is* a newline char.

Instead of treating that as an aberration or some secret
incantation, we should (and we do, for the most part)
simply make the Control J <=> newline relationship, and
hence `C-q C-j' for insertion, known from the outset.

Emacs users, like GNU/Linux users in general, should be
aware of this, if they make explicit use of newline chars.

You can distinguish the key `C-m' from the key `<return>',
but you cannot distinguish the character Control M from
the character CR (carriage return) - by definition.

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