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Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?


From: Xah
Subject: Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 16:35:11 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 29, 3:25 pm, Andreas Eder <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Xah,
>
> >>>>> "Xah" == Xah  <address@hidden> writes:
>
>     Xah> I don't see my suggestion for emacs to adapt the “Alt+‹key›” notation
>     Xah> should be classified as a “feature”. Between Feature and Bug, i'd say
>     Xah> it's a bug, if forced.
>
>     Xah> Remember, in my article
>
>     Xah> “Emacs's M-‹key› Notation vs Alt+‹key› Notation”
>     Xah>  http://xahlee.org/emacs/modernization_meta_key.html
>
>     Xah> The main reasons i gave are:
>
>     Xah> • Universally understood
>     Xah> • Identical To Key's Label
>     Xah> • Meta is Alt in practice
>     Xah> • Keyboards don't have Meta key today
>
> But this just plain wrong! My Alt key does *not* generate Meta but
> Alt (what a surprise) and I have a different key that generates
> Meta. Meta is not Alt, not even in practice.

Did you customize your emacs?

My argument is applied to default emacs on Windows, Mac OS X, and
Linux...

Also, what keyboard and OS are you on?

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

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