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Re: [External] : New key binding syntax

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [External] : New key binding syntax
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 18:50:44 +0200

> From: Yuri Khan <yuri.v.khan@gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 22:39:06 +0700
> Cc: Alexandre Garreau <galex-713@galex-713.eu>, Stefan Kangas 
> <stefankangas@gmail.com>, 
>       Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>, Drew Adams <drew.adams@oracle.com>, 
>       Emacs developers <emacs-devel@gnu.org>
> On Thu, 18 Nov 2021 at 22:22, Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> wrote:
> > How do you work in Emacs with a keyboard that generates Cyrillic
> > characters?  All the commands are in English, responses to prompts are
> > also in English, etc.  Don't you switch the keyboard language to
> > English anyway?
> I do, when I need to type text in English. Shell commands count as
> English text. Single-key bindings in Dired, Ctrl+letter and Alt+letter
> sequences do not.

So you deliberately switch to Cyrillic when you in Dired?

> In Gedit, the key Ctrl+S saves the document no matter whether
> pressing the key S would produce the character s or the character ы.

Why is that an Emacs problem?  E.g., on MS-Windows this happens to me
in any program.  So maybe your accusations are misdirected, and should
be redirected to the OS handling of the keyboard?

> > IOW, it sounds like the path to the "ideal world" is a tad longer than
> > just binding keys in Dired.
> In Emacs, it is. For historical terminal-related reasons.


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