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


From: Andreas Eder
Subject: Re: What does 'run' do in cperl-mode?
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 00:25:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (berkeley-unix)

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.

'Andreas
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