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bug#44266: Transient input methods

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: bug#44266: Transient input methods
Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 20:24:10 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> The following patch addresses such issues of the current input method
>> implementation by providing a new feature of transient input methods.
>> A transient input method is enabled temporarily for entering a key sequence,
>> and is disabled automatically afterwards.
> I like the idea, I think.  But just thinking out loud without having
> read the code closely -- would it perhaps be even more useful to have
> the transient method in place until you `C-x \' again?
> Then you could
> `C-x \ ...  type a couple of words in that method C-x \'

This is achievable already by shorter key sequence:
`C-\ ...  type a couple of words in that method C-\'

> I'm not at all sure, but I think that perhaps people would more often
> type in a couple of words than just a single key sequence?

This feature is intended as an equivalent of the X Compose Multi_key
that inserts a single character, whereas X layouts switcher that activates
a layout to insert a couple of words corresponds to Emacs non-transient
input methods switched by C-\.

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