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Re: The new keymap functions

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: The new keymap functions
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 23:05:52 -0500

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I wrote:

  >   > keymap-set
  >   > keymap-local-set
  >   > keymap-global-set
  >   > keymap-local-unset
  >   > keymap-global-unset
  >   > keymap-lookup

  > How about replacing `keymap' with `key'?  After all, they don't set or
  > unset (the binding of) a keymap, they set or unset a single key?

More correctly, they operate on the binding of a key sequence, not a
single key.  But my suggestion remains the same.  We can shorten "key
sequence" to "key" in a context like this.

The word "map" doesn't seem to contribute anything.

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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