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Re: Severe regressions in context of keyboard macros

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Severe regressions in context of keyboard macros
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:56:31 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Christoph Arenz <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 12:46:20 +0200
> I tried some simple tests using the french word for brother (`frère' --
> the first `e' is with a ``' on top of it -- hopefully my mailer does not
> screw this up...)
> using various french input methods: french-prefix, french-postfix and
> french-azerty -- all in context of keyboard macro recording and playback.
> The calc case should fit nicely with the -postfix case, I thought.
> However, on master branch 07367e5b95fe31f3d4e994b42b081075501b9b60, I
> got this:
> french-prefix:
> keys pressed: <f3> f r ` e r e , <spc> <f4> <f4> <f4>
> text inserted in buffer: "frère, frère,  frère  "
> last-kbd-macro: "fr`ere,  "
> --> Note the two(!) <spc> recorded after the `,' though only one was
> typed in!
> french-postfix:
> keys pressed: <f3> f r e ` r e , <spc> <f4> <f4> <f4>
> text inserted in buffer: "frère, frèrre,, frèrre,, "
> last-kbd-macro: "fre`rre,, "
> --> Note the double recording of `r' and `,' !
> --> This closely resembles the reported symptoms for the calc package!
> french-azerty:
> keys pressed (on US keyboard-layout): <f3> f r e 7 r e m <spc> <f4> <f4>
> <f4>
> text inserted in buffer: "frère, frère, frère, "
> last-kbd-macro: "fr7rem "
> --> This looks as I would expect it.
> A quick check on emacs-24.5 showed that all cases were handled correctly
> back then.
> So, some of the new ways of handling this are not covering all corner
> cases, and work wrong with -postfix and calc prefix handling.
> Does this give any clues what still needs to be fixed?

What about the other facility -- could Calc use it to avoid recording
keys more than once?

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