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"special" keys understood by `kbd' (aka `read-kbd-macro', aka `edmacro-p

From: Miles Bader
Subject: "special" keys understood by `kbd' (aka `read-kbd-macro', aka `edmacro-parse-keys')
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 21:49:28 +0900 (JST)

If the `kbd' function is given "RET" (or "<RET>") it returns "^M", since
`RET' is emacs' user-friendly name for carriage return.

It also does this for the following keys:


However, it *doesn't* do so for TAB (it just returns it as a function
key), which is odd, because the same file *prints* a tab as "TAB".

Is this an oversight, or is there some reason?


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