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Re: Moving kbd to subr.el

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Moving kbd to subr.el
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 02:47:09 -0400

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  > > > You mean, "<f123>"?
  > > >
  > > > (kbd "<123>") returns [\123]
  > > 
  > > I was momentarily confused, but that's the symbol with a name "123",
  > > which means that kbd thinks that's a fine symbolic key name.  (This may
  > > be an error, though.)
  > > 
  > > (equal [\123] [123])
  > > => nil

We DON'T HAVE TO stick to the syntax we have used with kbd.

If we are going to relegate the old syntax to "permanently deprecated"
as I recommend, we can design a new syntax, whichever syntax we like.
It doesn't have to use the function `kbd'.

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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