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Re: Case problem with menus

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Case problem with menus
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2004 09:12:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Now it is obvious that the identifying symbols before the menu-items
>     are being downcased from their respective menu strings, and that we
>     get duplicate symbols this way.
>     Who is doing the downcasing?
> I think it is easy-menu-intern.
> The reason for downcasing there is that the convention is to
> capitalize menu item strings, but menu item symbols are normally
> lower-case.

Where is that convention documented?

> We could change it to reverse the case of letters that don't follow
> other letters.

That won't yield different symbols for the "greek" and "Greek" menus
in AUCTeX.  It will still mean that we have to document somewhere that
when using easymenu-add-menu, one must not have menu names that differ
only in case.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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