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RE: Overriding emacs key bindings

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Overriding emacs key bindings
Date: Mon, 16 May 2016 21:07:19 -0700 (PDT)

> Emacs reserves all keybindings of the type C-c C-<something>
> for modes.

No, it does not.  Emacs does not reserve any keys from users.
Users can bind any keys they like.

What Emacs reserves (by convention) are keys from modes.
It says that major modes should use only these keys and
minor modes should use only those keys.  And neither
major nor minor should use a third set of keys, which are
_only_ for users (again, by convention).

But users can use _any_ keys.

> However, if the second key doesn't begin with ctrl then
> the user can use it.

Doesn't matter what the first or second key is.  Users
can use all keys.  They can override any key bound by
any mode.

Thank goodness.  It would be silly if some keys were
reserved for modes and not allowed for users.

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