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Re: [PATCH] Override Windows default Win-* key combinations when using E

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Override Windows default Win-* key combinations when using Emacs
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:49:56 +0200

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Jussi Lahdenniemi <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 07:31:50 +0200
> On 12.1.2016 17.54, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Which APIs that you used in the patch are not available on Windows 9X?
> > I thought I went over all of them, and they all are, but maybe I
> > missed some.
> Actually, there is only one: GetConsoleWindow. However, the 
> WH_KEYBOARD_LL hook is not implemented at all on Win98.

Right.  I checked the APIs, but not the values of the parameters.

> So, if we want to offer the old
> w32-register-hot-key/w32-phantom-key-code functionality to users of
> Win98, the new patch needs to be added to the existing code instead
> of replacing it.
> Which road should I take? Assuming that the patch runs on Win2k, the 
> only people affected by the choice are those running Win98 and ME. Keep 
> the old functionality for a bit messier code base and documentation, or 
> replace the old functionality and have Win98/ME people lose 
> w32-register-hot-key?

The former, I guess.  We still want to support Windows 9X.


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