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Re: Moving kbd to subr.el

From: T.V Raman
Subject: Re: Moving kbd to subr.el
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:31:33 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se> writes:

Dogs are very honest when they are awake, which is why you should let
sleeping dogs lie.

> Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:
>> But at this time, I think we should retain the way `kbd' works right
>> now, and not try to make it output "\M-s" strings again (which it
>> presumably did at one time).  It most likely stopped doing that a couple
>> of decades ago, and nobody noticed -- which is nice,
> Yes, let sleeping dogs lie.
>> because it probably
>> means that we (at some point in the future) can drop the string
>> representation altogether (as a return value from `kbd').
> Hmm, I'd like to hear what Stefan Monnier has to say about this.
> A good first step should in any case be to say in the 'kbd' docstring
> that the string syntax is considered obsolete, and that callers should
> prepare to handle a vector return value instead.  Perhaps we could
> document this already in emacs-28.



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