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Re: Introducing thread-safe Tramp

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Introducing thread-safe Tramp
Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2018 19:59:40 +0300

> Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2018 09:27:32 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> > Or is that the "prefix" part that bothers you?
> I see nothing in any of the doc (doc string, Emacs manual, Elisp manual) 
> where we talk about `C-x RET c' being a "prefix argument". And we should not, 
> IMO. It has nothing to do with a prefix argument, except that it reads a key 
> sequence and handles reading a prefix argument in doing that. It certainly is 
> not a prefix argument for the command it is bound to, nor does it provide a 
> prefix arg for the command it is bound to.
> Even `C-u' (`universal-argument') is not a prefix argument. It is a command 
> that begins reading a prefix argument and that, possibly together with other 
> commands (such as `digit-argument') provides that prefix argument to a 
> followup command.

I don't think you answered my question, did you?

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