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Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?

From: Xah
Subject: Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 19:04:03 -0700 (PDT)
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Xah writes:
«The Meta name isn't in some linguistic sense superior that covers
different modifier keys on different OSes. It was one of the modifier
key on obsolete keyboards used by lisp machines in the 1980s.»

On Jul 25, 5:05 pm, Florian Beck wrote:
«Actually, Meta is the name X11 gives to one of the modifier keys.
Others are control, alt, super and hyper.»

I am sure Lisp Machine's keyboards predate X11. One way to start
research on this is to look at Wikipedia.

Unless, you actually have knowledge in the history of the subject. In
that case, sorry. Please give us more detail, i'm interested to know
about the origin of the Meta personally.



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